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Update on Line 3 Aquifer Breaches and Spills

January 20, 2022

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Women Who Cook Come Together to Support Water Protectors

January 19, 2022 PRESS RELEASEContact: Barbara With715.209.5471, barbwith@gmail.com. Several  members of  Women Who Cook, founded 40 years ago, including Marian Moore, Prudence Johnson, Mary Jane Alm and Jearlyn Steele, will gather January 20, 2022 at Winterland Studios in Minneapolis to raise their voices in support of the over 700 water protectors arrested during the nine months […]

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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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Wisconsin DNR still accepting comments on Line 5; Public Hearing on February 2, 2022

January 16, 2022 Barbara With On February 2, 2022, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is holding a public hearing on the proposed reroute of Enbridge Energy’s Line 5. The hazardous liquid pipeline conveys light and synthetic crude oil and natural gas liquids from Superior, Wisconsin to Sarnia, Ontario through northern Wisconsin and both the […]

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Line 5 Draft Environmental Statement has been released; public comment period now open

December 21, 2021 Contact: Peg Sheaffer, MEA Communications Director(608) 251-5047 x 3, psheaffer@midwestadvocates.org On December 16, 2021, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for Enbridge Energy’s controversial plan to construct a new segment of the Line 5 oil pipeline in northern Wisconsin. Under state law, the draft EIS […]

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Overview of White Earth’s case of Manoomin vs the State of Minnesota DNR court case

December 15, 2021 Barbara With Tomorrow, White Earth Band of Ojibwe will appear in 8th District Court in an historic case involvingtreaty rights, the rights of wild rice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and 5 billion gallons of water they permitted Enbridge during the worst drought in decades. Thomas Linzey, senior legal council for […]

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Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Protect the Great Lakes

To protect Michigan’s waters, administration believes state court should have final say in Line 5 case  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 30, 2021  Contact: press@michigan.gov   Governor Whitmer Takes Action to Protect the Great Lakes  To protect Michigan’s waters, administration believes state court should have final say in Line 5 case  LANSING, Mich. – Governor Whitmer today announced that the State of Michigan […]

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Twenty years after MPCA refused to fund research on emerging contaminants, they ask businesses to monitor for PFAS

November 17, 2021 Barbara With According to a story in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regulators are requesting that “a wide swath” of groups begin monitoring the state for PFAS, dangerous chemicals used across many industries that pose major threats to the environment and the health of humans and animals. This comes […]

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UPDATE LINE 3: Breach worsens

November 1, 2021 by Ron Turney This is what the Mississippi River looked like before Enbridge came and ruined it. After Enbridge: Now we have drilling fluids rising daily ending up downriver in our wild rice beds.

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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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