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BREAKING: Michigan Water Protector Shuts Down Line 5

October 19, 2021 Video: @UpHellsCreek and Facebook: Up Hell’s Creek Camp.  This morning, in accordance with Governor Whitmer’s order to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5, a Michigan water protector has taken direct action to shut down the tar sands oil pipeline.  Whitmer herself has stated, “Enbridge has imposed on the people of Michigan an unacceptable […]

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Wisconsin Environmental Groups Ask DNR to Require Enbridge Energy to Provide More Details on Proposed Line 5 Construction Plans

October 16, 2021 On October 8, 2021, Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA) submitted a formal request to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) asking the agency to require Enbridge Energy to provide more detailed information about how its controversial plan to construct a new segment of Line 5 in Northern Wisconsin will impact the region’s wetlands […]

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People vs Fossil Fuels brings evidence of Enbridge destruction to Washington DC

October 13, 2021 Barbara With Video by Honor the Earth From October 11 through 15, 2021, thousands of people are taking action at the White House to participate in civil disobedience and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. On October 12, hundreds of water protectors gathered in front of the […]

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Who Owns Enbridge and How to Divest Your Portfolio

October 11, 2021 By Star Ames Enbridge is a huge and powerful corporation which is tearing through more than 330 miles of natural habitat to install new pipelines in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Despite overwhelming opposition at public hearings, permits were issued for this mega-corporation to move forward. This pipeline system currently averages an oil spill, leak, rupture, or […]

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Water Protectors demand Line 3 be halted pending a full Environmental Impact Statement

October 11, 2021 Barbara With Featured Photo: Climate Justice Committee On Tuesday, October 12, 2021 hundreds of Indigenous leaders and supporters will deliver a petition with one million signatures asking the Biden Administration to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline project pending a full environmental review. The gathering will begin at 1:30 PM ET […]

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Former pipeline inspector raises serious questions about the effectiveness of the current regulatory system

October 4, 2021 This article was first published on WatchtheLine.org. The author previously worked as a state pipeline inspector, working in conjunction with the Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Agency (PHMSA). The author requested anonymity. I became a state pipeline inspector to protect the public. Inspectors are charged with inspecting each oil, gas and […]

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Locals reject Enbridge sponsoring Bayfield Apple Fest

October 3, 2021 Barbara With At today’s 59th celebration of the Bayfield, Wisconsin Apple Fest, local citizens were joined by water protectors from Minnesota and Michigan to make their voices heard rejecting Enbridge Energy as a sponsor for the event.

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Water Protectors gather in St. Paul to demand the shut down of Line 3

August 18, 2021 Rebecca Kemble On Monday, August 16 the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center and the International Indigenous Youth Council organized an action at the Minnesota Governor’s Mansion and a march to Chase Bank. After an explanation of the meaning of the Nibi song from Sharon Day, Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli kicked off the march and […]

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Park Rapids City Council caught selling millions of gallons of city water to Enbridge without telling the public

August 13, 2021 Barbara With Kent Brock was one of several concerned citizens who testified at the Park Rapids City Council meeting Monday night to hold them accountable for selling millions of gallons of Park Rapids city water to Enbridge for use in their Line 3 project without oversight or public consent. (see video below) […]

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Water Walkers headed for the Capitol: Why They Walk

August 12, 2021 Barbara With Water walkers bound for the Minnesota State Capitol left Backus, MN this morning after spending the night at the home of an ally along the route. The walk began last Saturday at the Fire Light Water Protector camp situated on the Mississippi River. Water protectors spent nearly three weeks camping […]

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