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TONIGHT: Informational meeting on Enbridge Line 5 public hearing February 2, 2022

January 20, 2022 Barbara With Thursday, July 20, 20227 PM Via ZOOM REGISTER HERE FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETING Shut Down Line 5: Protect the Water, a coalition dedicated to protecting the water, land, and our communities through grassroots organizing to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, is hosting an informational meeting tonight to help concerned citizens […]

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Women Who Cook Come Together to Support Water Protectors

January 19, 2022 PRESS RELEASEContact: Barbara With715.209.5471, barbwith@gmail.com. Several  members of  Women Who Cook, founded 40 years ago, including Marian Moore, Prudence Johnson, Mary Jane Alm and Jearlyn Steele, will gather January 20, 2022 at Winterland Studios in Minneapolis to raise their voices in support of the over 700 water protectors arrested during the nine months […]

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Informational meeting on how to testify at Enbridge Line 5 public hearing February 2, 2022

January 17, 2022 Barbara With Thursday, July 27, 20227 PM Via ZOOM REGISTER HERE FOR INFORMATIONAL MEETING Shut Down Line 5: Protect the Water, a coalition dedicated to protecting the water, land, and our communities through grassroots organizing to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, is hosting an informational meeting to help concerned citizens prepare […]

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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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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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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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