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BREAKING: Bad River Band’s Natural Resources Department denies Enbridge permit to sandbag possible rupture site

Bad River Band’s Natural Resources Department denies Enbridge permit to sandbag possible rupture site

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Bad River Band files papers in Federal Court about deterioration around Line 5 pipeline during emergency flooding

May 4, 2023 Barbara With On May 1, 2023, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Enbridge Energy filed papers in federal court, showing evidence that a meander where the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline crosses the Bad River is worsening quickly under the pressure of the record snowfalls, still melting down the north […]

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Water Protectors And the Great Lakes to be highlighted at UN COP 15 in Montreal; International Water Protectors headed to Canada

December 2, 2022 By Barbara With Sierra Club Canada has been chosen to present before the United Nations Council of the Parties on Biodiversity (COP 15) taking place in Montreal December 7-19, 2022. The presentation will focus on the Great Lakes and the immense risk that pipelines, oil spills, and climate change pose to 84% […]

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Sierra Club offering assistance for Water Protectors to get to COP 15 in Montreal

December 2, 2022 Join us in Montreal December 10 -11 Do you have an up-to-date passport?  Want to visit Montreal in solidarity with water protectors there?  Want to show the Biden and Trudeau Administrations that we say NO to Line 5? Well, we can help you get there!  First, a few facts: COP 15, the […]

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Demand Federal Agencies Hold Enbridge Accountable for Line 3 Destruction

November 23, 2022 Ahead of construction of the Line 3 pipeline across northern Minnesota, scientists and water protectors predicted potential long-term and permanent hydrological disturbances and ecological destruction that could result from construction. Now that the project is complete, the Department of Natural Resources has publicly acknowledged three places where Enbridge pierced aquifers causing serious […]

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Water Protectors send message to Enbridge during Indigenous contractor recruitment drive in Duluth

November 16, 2022 On November 15, Enbridge held a meet and greet at Pier B in the Duluth harbor to recruit more Native contractors to work on the proposed Enbridge’s Line 5 reroute through the Bad River watershed. Enbridge has recently been found guilty of criminal trespass and unjust enrichment in a lawsuit with the […]

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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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Wisconsin DNR sends Enbridge a list of demands

November 1, 2022 On October 31, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR) sent Enbridge Energy a letter asking for data needed to prepare the environmental impact statement (EIS) for their proposed Line 5 reroute through the Bad River watershed. Among other things, the letter questions the drilling fluids—how many and what other damaging […]

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Enbridge “Listening Sessions” in northern Wisconsin

October 25, 2022 Come and listen, then speak up ACTION ALERT: Water protectors, please consider attending one of these propaganda sessions being held by Enbridge in the area. So much to confront them with face to face: Judgments against them and their own criminality, the fact that only 5% of Line 5 fuel is slated […]

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Gov. Evers affirms Tribal Sovereignty across Wisconsin

October 24, 2022 On September 30, 2022, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers addressed activities on Madeline Island during the 168th anniversary celebration of the signing of the 1854 Treaty. “I am so looking forward to this sovereignty being embedded … it goes above and beyond just words. It is a solid promise from the State of […]

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