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Great Lake Water Protectors representing at COP 15; Deliver invoice to Enbridge for damages from building Line 3

December 13, 2022 Great Grandmother Mary Lyon and other Great Lakes Water Protectors deliver an invoice to Enbridge in Montreal for all the damage they’ve done to local communities when building Line 3 in northern Wisconsin. Photos and video: Rebecca Kemble

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Winona LaDuke, the only “Shell River 7” case not dismissed in Wadena County

December 13, 2022 Winona LaDuke to appear December 14, 9 AM CST via Zoom on misdemeanor obstruction charge during Line 3 construction. https://zoomgov.com/joinMeeting ID: 161 009 9976Meeting Passcode: 469854 Winona LaDuke, Executive Director and co-founder of Honor the Earth, will appear in court tomorrow via Zoom as the sole remaining “Shell River 7” defendant. In […]

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Tim Michels tied to criminal charges against Energy Transfer Partners in Pennsylvania

November 6, 2022 Homeowners Across Commonwealth Impacted By Unreported Losses of Drilling Fluid, Contaminated Drinking Water DOWNINGTOWN—On October 5, 2022 Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, in conjunction with the 45th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, announced that the Office of Attorney General’s Environmental Crimes Section has charged Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), the corporate successor to Sunoco Pipeline L.P., […]

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Minnesota state agencies and Fond du Lac Band announce Enbridge enforcement resulting in $11M in payments, environmental projects, and financial assurances

October 17, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 17, 2022 Contact:MPCA: Matt Croaston, 651-757-2690DNR: Gail Nosek, 651-280-5468  The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the results from extensive enforcement investigations of water quality violations and aquifer breaches related to Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 pipeline construction project in northern Minnesota. Combined with […]

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Enbridge admits it breached aquifer in Line 3 construction; Clearwater County Attorney referred case to Attorney General for criminal prosecution 

October 17, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: John Stiles, Deputy Chief of Staff   (651) 296-2069 office  (651) 262-6193 mobile  Enbridge admits it breached aquifer in Line 3 construction, will pay fine and perform environmental restoration  Attorney General Ellison files criminal charge for aquifer breach against Enbridge, along with diversion agreement contingent on Enbridge not breaking […]

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Ethics complaint filed against Tim Michels for his unacceptable conflicts of interest

October 13, 2022 On October 11, 2022, an ethics complaint was filed with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission against Tim Michels in his bid for governor of Wisconsin. Among other things, the complaint alleges that because his business interests are heavily invested in energy markets, being governor of Wisconsin is a conflict of interests and would […]

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Citizens demand independent investigation as Enbridge Line 5 leaks in Wisconsin and Line 3 aquifer breach in Minnesota ruptures again

Tribal members, community groups and concerned scientists are calling for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to launch independent investigations of Enbridge’s recent pipeline failures on Lines 3 and 5.

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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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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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ACTION ALERT: Tell the Army Corps NO to Rubber Stamping oil pipelines

May 13, 2022 Click here to learn how you can tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop using the NWP 12 for fossil fuel infrastructure projects. The NWP (Nationwide permit) program was created as an alternative to the individual environmental 404 permitting process, so that activities and projects like boat ramps or mooring buoys that […]

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