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Wisconsin DNR still accepting comments on Line 5; Public Hearing on February 2, 2022

January 16, 2022 Barbara With On February 2, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is holding a public hearing on the proposed reroute of Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. The hazardous liquid pipeline conveys light and synthetic crude oil and natural gas liquids from Superior, Wisconsin to Sarnia, Ontario through northern Wisconsin and both the […]

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Overview of White Earth’s case of Manoomin vs the State of Minnesota DNR court case

December 15, 2021 Barbara With Tomorrow, White Earth Band of Ojibwe will appear in 8th District Court in an historic case involvingtreaty rights, the rights of wild rice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and 5 billion gallons of water they permitted Enbridge during the worst drought in decades. Thomas Linzey, senior legal council for […]

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White Earth Attorney Frank Bibeau speaks about historic Rights of Manoomin case

December 14, 2021 Barbara With On December 16, 2021, the White Earth Band of Ojibwe will take the next step in their historic court case against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On August 4, an action was filed in the Tribal Court of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota, by Manoomin (wild rice), the […]

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White Earth prepares for first-ever Rights of Nature case filed in Tribal Court

December 8, 2021 On August 4, an action was filed in the Tribal Court of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota, by Manoomin (wild rice), the White Earth Band of Ojibwe, and several tribal members, to stop the State of Minnesota from allowing the Enbridge corporation to use five billion gallons of water for the […]

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Twenty years after MPCA refused to fund research on emerging contaminants, they ask businesses to monitor for PFAS

November 17, 2021 Barbara With According to a story in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regulators are requesting that “a wide swath” of groups begin monitoring the state for PFAS, dangerous chemicals used across many industries that pose major threats to the environment and the health of humans and animals. This comes […]

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Editorial: Part II COVID in the age of mass formation

November 11, 2021 By Barbara With If you haven’t yet, listen to the interview about mass formation with Dr. Mattias Desmet, a Belgian professor of clinical psychology at Ghent University who also holds a masters degree in statistics: PART I HAS EVERYONE GONE INSANE? CHECK YOUR MASS FORMATION ONCE UPON A TIME, the U.S. had […]

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EDITORIAL: Has everyone gone insane? Check your mass formation

November 5, 2021 Barbara With Below is an interview with Dr. Mattias Desmet, a Belgian professor of clinical psychology at Ghent University who holds a masters degree in statistics. Please listen. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE After noticing some anomalies in the statistical analyses being conducted during the early pandemic, Desmet became concerned by the […]

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People vs Fossil Fuels brings evidence of Enbridge destruction to Washington DC

October 13, 2021 Barbara With Video by Honor the Earth From October 11 through 15, 2021, thousands of people are taking action at the White House to participate in civil disobedience and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. On October 12, hundreds of water protectors gathered in front of the […]

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Water Protectors demand Line 3 be halted pending a full Environmental Impact Statement

October 11, 2021 Barbara With Featured Photo: Climate Justice Committee On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 hundreds of Indigenous leaders and supporters will deliver a petition with one million signatures asking the Biden Administration to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline project pending a full environmental review. The gathering will begin at 1:30 PM ET […]

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Locals reject Enbridge sponsoring Bayfield Apple Fest

October 3, 2021 Barbara With At today’s 59th celebration of the Bayfield, Wisconsin Apple Fest, local citizens were joined by water protectors from Minnesota and Michigan to make their voices heard rejecting Enbridge Energy as a sponsor for the event.

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