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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:   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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UPDATE LINE 3: Breach worsens

November 1, 2021 by Ron Turney This is what the Mississippi River looked like before Enbridge came and ruined it. After Enbridge: Now we have drilling fluids rising daily ending up downriver in our wild rice beds.

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BREAKING: Michigan Water Protector Shuts Down Line 5

October 19, 2021 Video: @UpHellsCreek and Facebook: Up Hell’s Creek Camp.  This morning, in accordance with Governor Whitmer’s order to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5, a Michigan water protector has taken direct action to shut down the tar sands oil pipeline.  Whitmer herself has stated, “Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable […]

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Wisconsin Environmental Groups Ask DNR to Require Enbridge Energy to Provide More Details on Proposed Line 5 Construction Plans

October 16, 2021 On October 8, 2021, Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA) submitted a formal request to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asking the agency to require Enbridge Energy to provide more detailed information about how its controversial plan to construct a new segment of Line 5 in Northern Wisconsin will impact the region’s wetlands […]

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People vs Fossil Fuels brings evidence of Enbridge destruction to Washington DC

October 13, 2021 Barbara With Video by Honor the Earth From October 11 through 15, 2021, thousands of people are taking action at the White House to participate in civil disobedience and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. On October 12, hundreds of water protectors gathered in front of the […]

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Who Owns Enbridge and How to Divest Your Portfolio

October 11, 2021 By Star Ames Enbridge is a huge and powerful corporation which is tearing through more than 330 miles of natural habitat to install new pipelines in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Despite overwhelming opposition at public hearings, permits were issued for this mega-corporation to move forward. This pipeline system currently averages an oil spill, leak, rupture, or […]

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Water Protectors demand Line 3 be halted pending a full Environmental Impact Statement

October 11, 2021 Barbara With Featured Photo: Climate Justice Committee On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 hundreds of Indigenous leaders and supporters will deliver a petition with one million signatures asking the Biden Administration to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline project pending a full environmental review. The gathering will begin at 1:30 PM ET […]

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Former pipeline inspector raises serious questions about the effectiveness of the current regulatory system

October 4, 2021 This article was first published on The author previously worked as a state pipeline inspector, working in conjunction with the Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Agency (PHMSA). The author requested anonymity. I became a state pipeline inspector to protect the public. Inspectors are charged with inspecting each oil, gas and […]

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