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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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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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More evidence of Enbridge Line 3 destruction uncovered in Northern Minnesota; public comment period still open for Line 5.

March 21, 2022 According to a report on Minnesota Public Radio today, the Minnesota DNR has released the details of more damage committed by Canadian multi-national fossil fuel corporation Enbridge while constructing Line 3 through northern Minnesota last year. The DNR has completed its investigation of three sites where crews installing the pipeline breached underground […]

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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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Water Protectors to rally against Enbridge Line 5 during Biden visit today

March 2, 2022 by WCMCoop Editor SUPERIOR, Wis. – On Wednesday, March 2 at 1 p.m. CT, a coalition of grassroots groups, Indigenous leaders, and local citizens from Wisconsin and Minnesota will rally near President Joe Biden’s visit to UW-Superior, advocating for immediate clean energy and climate investments in the Build Back Better Act, and […]

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Enbridge Line 5 draft EIS denounced as “a very dangerous plan” in Wisconsin 2022 State of the Tribes address

February 24, 2022 Barbara With On February 22, Shannon Holsey, President of the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians delivered the 2022 State of the Tribes Address from the Wisconsin State Capitol Assembly Chambers in Madison. President Holsey’s remarks on behalf of all Wisconsin Tribes included sharp criticism of the Enbridge Line 5 draft Environmental Impact […]

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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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Winona LaDuke testifies on behalf of water protectors: “We have an inherent right to be on the very land on which we belong.”

February 11, 2022 By Barbara With Winona LaDuke took the stand at an evidentiary hearing today to testify on behalf of water protectors being charged with multiple gross misdemeanors in Minnesota as related to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. Enbridge, a foreign multi-national Canadian corporation, built the pipeline through 1855 Treaty territory and had several […]

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