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Enbridge to Host Reception on Mackinac Island for Elected Officials

May 26, 2022 Next week, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce will conduct its policy conference on Mackinac Island. Enbridge will host a reception there on Tuesday evening with many of Michigan’s Congressional representatives and both Senators as special guests. So at the Grand Hotel, many of the people sent to Congress to represent you […]

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Indigenous Women Leaders & Over 200 Groups Urge the Army Corps to Stop the Line 5 Pipeline Expansion

April 29, 2022 On April 27, 2022, Indigenous women leaders, joined by over 200 organizations, representing millions nationwide, submitted a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers urging the department to deny necessary permits for the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline, and to conduct a federal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the entire pipeline within the Army […]

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April 15, 2022: Deadline for submitting comments to DNR re: Line 5

April 12, 2022 We are water. Our bodies are made of 60% water, which we draw from rivers, aquifers, rain, and lakes. Clean water is an essential right for all of us, no matter where we live. In neighboring Wisconsin, the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is calling for support to protect their drinking […]

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Stand Up and Protect the Climate from Line 5

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Column: Why the Enbridge Line 5 tunnel is a pipe bomb at the Straits

April 8, 2022Gary Street, Michigan Advance The sordid details of Enbridge’s Line 5 in Michigan reveal at least 33 spills, along with at least 3 anchor/cable strikes that had the potential to cause a massive oil spill. We’ve been lucky. Incredibly lucky. But our luck will run out. READ MORE

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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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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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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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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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