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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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Winona LaDuke to testify in support of defendants in Aitkin, calls on State to #Dropthecharges

February 9, 2022 Six more Water Protectors – including Julia Nerbonne, Executive Director of Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light *– will be going to court in Aitkin County Thursday, most facing exaggerated charges for their free speech protests against Line 3, just as a recent Intercept news story reveals the extremes Enbridge went to by […]

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Enbridge puppets “honor” Bad River; get schooled by Mike Wiggins Jr.

February 6, 2022 Barbara With Excerpts from Wisconsin DNR hearing on February 2, 2022 regarding Enbridge Line 5 draft environmental statement: The DNR will also accept written comments through Friday, March 18, 2022.Public comments should be sent: Email: dnroeeacomments@wi.gov U.S. mail:Line 5 EIS CommentsDNR (EA/7)101 South Webster StreetMadison, WI 53707

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Citizens expose gross inadequacies in Enbridge Line 5 draft EIS, tell DNR to do their job

February 6, 2022 Barbara With & Rebecca Kemble On February 2, 2022, over 250 people attended the Wisconsin DNR public hearing to respond to the Enbridge Line 5 draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The replacement pipeline is being proposed to be built through the Bad River watershed on the shores of Lake Superior. The 10-hour […]

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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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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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