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Three ways to testify regarding Enbridge Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac

September 7, 2022 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting three public scoping meetings for Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Tunnel project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) scoping process. There are 3 ways to comment on the scope of the US Army Corps EIS for Enbridge’s proposed Line 5, not mutually exclusive: THIS THURSDAY September 8, […]

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Corps of Engineers schedules Enbridge Line 5 EIS public meetings

August 24, 2022 DETROIT– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting three public scoping meetings for Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Tunnel project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) scoping process. The EIS’s 60-day scoping process began August 15 with the Notice of Intent (NOI) publishing in the Federal Register. Tribal Nations, agencies, communities, organizations, citizens and […]

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Winona LaDuke celebrates her birthday on Mooningwaanikaaning in Lake Superior on Madeline Island in a benefit for the water

August 18, 2022

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Mandela Barnes Meet and Greet at Tom’s Burned Down on Madeline Island

August 15, 2022

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Coalition Research Group asks for Independent Panel and Investigation of Line 3 Aquifer Breaches

Anniversary of Enbridge’s Breach of the LaSalle Valley AquiferConstruction of Enbridge Line 3 caused permanent damage Bagley, Minnesota, August 3, 2022 – The one-year anniversary of Enbridge’s breach of the LaSalle Valley aquifer at LaSalle Creek is upon us. We memorialize the damage to our water and our water-dependent ecosystems on the breachiversary, taking time […]

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National Congress of American Indians Adopts Rights of Nature Resolution

Largest American Indian and Alaska Native Organization Supports Rights of Nature June 28, 2022 Contact:Guy Reiter, Menīkānaehkemanahkwet@hotmail.com Mari Margil, Center for Democratic and Environmental Rightsmmargil@centerforenvironmentalrights.org At its meeting in Anchorage earlier this month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) adopted a resolution in support of the rights of nature. Menīkānaehkem and the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights […]

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U.S. ARMY CORPS, MINNESOTA POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY DELAY ACTION ON HUBER MILL PROJECT IN COHASSET

Honor the Earth, 1855 Treaty Authority, Red Lake Nation and White Earth Nation to fileAmicus Brief in support of Leech Lake’s recent appeal of Huber Mill Project to theMinnesota Court of Appeals. Indigenous parties demand full consultation, honored treaties and an environmental impact statement. CALLAWAY, MINN., — June 13, 2022 – The U.S. Army Corps […]

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Treaty/Water Protectors Begin Walk from Superior to Ashland

June 12, 2022 Treaty/water protectors left Superior on June 11, headed for Ashland, Wisconsin by June 25th to meet up with the Communities United by Water celebration taking place on that day. Led by indigenous women from Miskwaagamiiwi-Zaagaiganing (Red Lake) and Gaa-waabaabiganikaag (White Earth) in Minnesota, and Basaabikaang (Red Cliff) and Mashkiiziibii (Bad River) in […]

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Gov. Evers vetoes Riot Bill

March 31, 2022

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More evidence of Enbridge Line 3 destruction uncovered in Northern Minnesota; public comment period still open for Line 5.

March 21, 2022 According to a report on Minnesota Public Radio today, the Minnesota DNR has released the details of more damage committed by Canadian multi-national fossil fuel corporation Enbridge while constructing Line 3 through northern Minnesota last year. The DNR has completed its investigation of three sites where crews installing the pipeline breached underground […]

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