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ACTION ALERT: Enbridge at Ashland County Board meeting: 1/24/22 7 PM – 9

January 23, 2022 NORTHERN WISCONSIN Enbridge Energy is pitching local town boards to gather support their Line 5 pipeline through the Bad River watershed, upstream hundreds of trout streams, Copper Falls State Park, and Bad River wild rice beds. WE NEED YOU TO TELL THEM NO! Please show up with signs and voices by 6:30 […]

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Update on Line 3 Aquifer Breaches and Spills

January 20, 2022

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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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Wisconsin DNR still accepting comments on Line 5; Public Hearing on February 2, 2022

January 16, 2022 Barbara With On February 2, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is holding a public hearing on the proposed reroute of Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. The hazardous liquid pipeline conveys light and synthetic crude oil and natural gas liquids from Superior, Wisconsin to Sarnia, Ontario through northern Wisconsin and both 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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