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Walz Administration Ignores Line 3 Threat to Clean Water, Climate, and Communities

"MPCA approves water crossing permit for the pipeline despite risks to waterways, wetlands, Tribes"

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Enbridge's new $2.6 billion pipeline (Line 3) is no longer necessary

"A Minnesota Indigenous environmental group (Honor The Earth) told state utility regulators Tuesday that Enbridge has been adding considerable capacity to its existing oil pipelines in recent years, making the company’s controversial new $2.6 billion pipeline unnecessary."

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Indigo Girls donate to eight Indigenous organizations in Minnesota

With their May 14 show, the veteran singers raised more than $230,000 that will be distributed to 50 groups to deal with food security, environmental protection, sustainable agriculture, education, outreach, arts, culture and other needs.

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Honor the Earth Board Statement Regarding Nahko, July 8,2020

Honor the Earth Board Statement Regarding Nahko 

July 8,2020

It is with great sadness that we learn of accusations against Nahko Bear for sexually inappropriate behavior.

In keeping with the gravity of the situation, Nahko has resigned from the board of Honor the Earth.

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Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown

Via apnews.com

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — "A federal judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending a more thorough environmental review, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe three years after the pipeline first began carrying oil following months of protests."

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Winona LaDuke, Honor the Earth, joins Attorney General Keith Ellison and allies in announcing lawsuit against big oil companies

Winona LaDuke, Honor the Earth, joins Attorney General Kieth Ellison and allies in announcing lawsuit against big oil companies saying for 30 years they lied to Minnesotans about the impacts of climate change. Activist Laduke says climate change is threatening her livelihood from farming rice. 

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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to hold contested case hearing on Enbridge Line 3 water permit

The pollution agency will conduct a "contested case" hearing this summer on a water permit for the project. 

“We’re glad to see Laura Bishop and the PCA recognize the critical need for more analysis and public input on the threat Line 3 would pose to Minnesota’s clean water,” Margaret Levin, director of the Sierra Club North Star Chapter, said. --- "judicial appeal of the MPCA’s abdication of its legal duty to protect Minnesota from oil spills," LaDuke said.

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Black Snake Chronicles: Landowners Challenge Eminent Domain and Line 3 Faces New Regulatory Challenges

Article by: Winona Laduke

While the Enbridge Company seeks to push ahead with Line 3 in Minnesota, the future of this pipeline, Enbridge and the Dakota Access and Keystone Pipeline remain twirled in their fate with oil markets and the COVID 19 Pandemic . The world is rapidly changing.

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The Red Lake Band of Chippewa, White Earth Band of Ojibwe, Honor the Earth, Youth Climate Interveners and the Sierra Club File Petitions for Reconsideration on Recent Line 3 Approvals by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

The Red Lake Band of Chippewa, White Earth Band of Ojibwe, Honor the Earth, Youth Climate Interveners and the Sierra Club File Petitions for Reconsideration on Recent Line 3 Approvals by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

LEGAL ARGUMENTS INCLUDE NEW MATERIAL EVIDENCE OF “UNPRECEDENTED EVENTS” AND IMPACTS OF COVID-19, OIL MARKET COLLAPSE AND CLIMATE CHANGE, PLUS RISKS OF OIL SPILLS ON LAKE SUPERIOR AND THE DULUTH-SUPERIOR HARBOR

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Honor the Earth joined in a Coalition of Advocacy Groups Filing Request to Intervene in Enbridge Line 5 Case Pipeline.

Honor the Earth joined advocacy groups with, Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA), requesting to intervene in a case that will determine whether multinational oil company Enbridge Energy receives authority from the state to condemn private property rights in order to complete a reroute of Line 5.

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