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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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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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Indigenous Lifeways Threatened by Enbridge’s Line 5

November 8, 2022 Tribal leaders and Native community members share how #Enbridge #Line5 currently impacts and the proposed tunnel will continue to harm Native communities in the Mackinac Straits of Michigan. Through sharing about lifeways and connection to the Straits, they affirm that #WaterIsLife. They envision Michiganders safeguarding the Great Lakes out of gratitude for […]

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Three ways to testify regarding Enbridge Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac

September 7, 2022 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting three public scoping meetings for Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Tunnel project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) scoping process. There are 3 ways to comment on the scope of the US Army Corps EIS for Enbridge’s proposed Line 5, not mutually exclusive: THIS THURSDAY September 8, […]

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Corps of Engineers schedules Enbridge Line 5 EIS public meetings

August 24, 2022 DETROIT– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting three public scoping meetings for Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Tunnel project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) scoping process. The EIS’s 60-day scoping process began August 15 with the Notice of Intent (NOI) publishing in the Federal Register. Tribal Nations, agencies, communities, organizations, citizens and […]

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Army Corps of Engineers to open public comments on EIS of Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel Project in Michigan

August 15, 2022 Public Notice  DEPARTMENT OF ARMY, DETROIT DISTRICT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS  Published August 15, 2022 / Expiration date: October 14, 2022  Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS published in the Federal Register for the proposed Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel Project in the Straits of Mackinac, Emmet and Mackinac Counties, Michigan  Subject: This Public […]

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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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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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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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