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Update on Line 3 Aquifer Breaches and Spills

January 20, 2022

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January First Friday Film and Discussion

January 4, 2022 LN3: Seven Teachings of the Anishinaabe in ResistanceFriday, January 7, 20226:30 PM – 8 PM via ZOOM Directed by Suez Taylor (USA) Register Here for links to the movie and the after-film discussion:https://tinyurl.com/JanFFF2022 A 38-min frontline documentary on the efforts to stop the fossil fuel expansion and encourage real energy security. The […]

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Line 5 Draft Environmental Statement has been released; public comment period now open

December 21, 2021 Contact: Peg Sheaffer, MEA Communications Director(608) 251-5047 x 3, psheaffer@midwestadvocates.org On December 16, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Enbridge Energy’s controversial plan to construct a new segment of the Line 5 oil pipeline in northern Wisconsin. Under state law, the draft EIS […]

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Take Action for Water Protectors

December 9, 2021 Governor Walz was elected promising that any pipeline going through Treaty lands was a “non-starter.” He then proceeded to support the Line 3 pipeline, which goes straight through Anishinaabe treaty lands without full consent. Hundreds of water protectors who came to the frontlines to uphold the treaties are facing escalated criminal charges, […]

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Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Protect the Great Lakes

To protect Michigan’s waters, administration believes state court should have final say in Line 5 case  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 30, 2021  Contact: press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Protect the Great Lakes  To protect Michigan’s waters, administration believes state court should have final say in Line 5 case  LANSING, Mich. – Governor Whitmer today announced that the State of Michigan […]

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UPDATE LINE 3: Breach worsens

November 1, 2021 by Ron Turney This is what the Mississippi River looked like before Enbridge came and ruined it. After Enbridge: Now we have drilling fluids rising daily ending up downriver in our wild rice beds.

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BREAKING: Michigan Water Protector Shuts Down Line 5

October 19, 2021 Video: @UpHellsCreek and Facebook: Up Hell’s Creek Camp.  This morning, in accordance with Governor Whitmer’s order to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5, a Michigan water protector has taken direct action to shut down the tar sands oil pipeline.  Whitmer herself has stated, “Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable […]

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New Wisconsin protest bill redefines “riot” and creates harsh new penalties for exercising freedom of speech

October 17, 2021 A new “Riot Bill” in Wisconsin would redefine the term “riot” under Wisconsin law so that peaceful protestors could face steep penalties for just being in the same place as someone else committing a disturbance (see bill below). It has already passed the Wisconsin Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, and […]

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Wisconsin Environmental Groups Ask DNR to Require Enbridge Energy to Provide More Details on Proposed Line 5 Construction Plans

October 16, 2021 On October 8, 2021, Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA) submitted a formal request to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asking the agency to require Enbridge Energy to provide more detailed information about how its controversial plan to construct a new segment of Line 5 in Northern Wisconsin will impact the region’s wetlands […]

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Who Owns Enbridge and How to Divest Your Portfolio

October 11, 2021 By Star Ames Enbridge is a huge and powerful corporation which is tearing through more than 330 miles of natural habitat to install new pipelines in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Despite overwhelming opposition at public hearings, permits were issued for this mega-corporation to move forward. This pipeline system currently averages an oil spill, leak, rupture, or […]

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