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Safety Board Report Confirms Enbridge at Fault in 2019 Explosion

Oil & Water Don’t Mix September 15, 2022 Once again, the pipeline company didn’t follow industry safety standards. When a 30-inch pipeline section of an Enbridge natural gas pipeline exploded on Aug. 1, 2019, near Danville, Kentucky, flames could be seen 38 miles away. A 33-foot section of the pipeline was ejected 481 feet from […]

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Court Rules MN Sheriff’s Blockade of Line 3 Water Protector Camp Was Illegal

September 13, 2022 Available for interviews:Contact Ellie Rutledge Silver to scheduleers@justiceonline.org(202) 232-1180 x203September 13, 2022 For Immediate ReleaseCPLL Victory!:  Court Rules MN Sheriff’s Blockade of Line 3 Water Protector Camp Was Illegal and Bars Ongoing Efforts to Obstruct AccessToday, a Minnesota court issued a ruling protecting an Indigenous-led camp of Line 3 opponents from Hubbard County’s […]

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First dugout canoe produced on Mooningwanaakaning (Madeline Island) since 1854

August 24, 2022 By Paul DeMainVideo by Rebecca Kemble Saturday and Sunday, August 20-21 were ceremonial days for the “oshkimitigojiman” canoe extended to those who were deeply involved with producing the first dugout canoe on Mooningwanaakaning (Madeline Island) since 1854, as far as we can determine. Saturday there were prayers and songs for touching the […]

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National Congress of American Indians Adopts Rights of Nature Resolution

Largest American Indian and Alaska Native Organization Supports Rights of Nature June 28, 2022 Contact:Guy Reiter, Menīkānaehkemanahkwet@hotmail.com Mari Margil, Center for Democratic and Environmental Rightsmmargil@centerforenvironmentalrights.org At its meeting in Anchorage earlier this month, the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) adopted a resolution in support of the rights of nature. Menīkānaehkem and the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights […]

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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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Speak Up for Lake Superior’s Bad River Watershed: Work to Save What You Love!

February 13, 2022 Zoom Webinar on Monday, February 14, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. This second Webinar in our Kairos-supported* events focuses on: What is included and what was omitted in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed re-routing of Enbridge Line 5 What points to highlight in written […]

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Red Cliff releases Enbridge draft EIS Fact Sheet

January 29, 2022 Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe have released a Fact Sheet concerning the Enbridge draft Environmental Impact Statement concerning Line 5 through the Penokee Hills. The public comment period is through March 4, 2022. A public hearing will be held February 2, 2022. For more details on how to respond and […]

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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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