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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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Indigenous Women Leaders & Over 200 Groups Urge the Army Corps to Stop the Line 5 Pipeline Expansion

April 29, 2022 On April 27, 2022, Indigenous women leaders, joined by over 200 organizations, representing millions nationwide, submitted a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the department to deny necessary permits for the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, and to conduct a federal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the entire pipeline within the Army […]

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Winona LaDuke testifies on her own behalf

April 5, 2022 On April 4, 2022, Winona LaDuke took the stand at an evidentiary hearing to testify on behalf of herself. She has been charged with multiple gross misdemeanors in Minnesota as related to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. LaDuke was arrested on July 19, 2021 on the Shell River, along with six other […]

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Anishinaabe Leader Winona LaDuke to appear in person on 4.4.22 for alleged “tresspass” during prayer intervention for Shell River last summer

April 3, 2022 Winona LaDuke, Line 3 Anishinaabe leader and co-founder and Executive Director of the environmental justice non-profit Honor the Earth will appear in person for an omnibus evidentiary hearing in Wadena, Minnesota, on Monday April 4 for allegedly “trespassing” with six other women during a Line 3 peaceful prayer intervention at the Shell […]

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EPA says Enbridge’s plans for Line 5 may permanently damage water quality, aquatic life, and native habitat

March 22, 2022 Adapted from article EPA raises red flags on Enbridge Line 5’s environmental and tribal impacts in Minnesota Healing Voices. The public is encouraged to submit written comments on the Enbridge Draft Environmental Impact Statement by email or regular mail. Submit electronic and hardcopy written comments at any time through Friday, April 15, 2022, […]

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DNR Extends Public Comment Period For Draft Environmental Impact Statement On Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Relocation

March 16, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2022Contact: DNR Office of Communications DNRPress@wisconsin.gov MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced it is extending the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement that it has prepared for the proposed relocation of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. The comment period is extended by one month and […]

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Water Protectors urge Biden to Decommission Line 5 and invest in renewable energy

March 3, 2022 by Line 5 Coalition members On Wednesday, March 2nd, a diverse coalition of about 50 people gathered to greet President Joe Biden in Superior, Wisconsin, urging him to address the climate emergency, honor the treaties with Indigenous nations, and shut down the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline. President Biden’s motorcade drove by demonstrators […]

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