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MAJOR ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, INDIGENOUS LEADERS, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ALLIED ACTIVISTS CALL ON PRESIDENT BIDEN TO USE HIS AUTHORITY TO HALT FLOW OF OIL IN LINE 3 PIPELINE

(Washington, DC) -- Following the start of oil flow through the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline, a group of major environmental organizations, Indigenous leaders and  allied activists delivered a letter to the Biden administration demanding a halt to the operation of the pipeline until a full environmental review is conducted. 

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STOP LINE 3 UPDATE: FURTHER ECOLOGICAL DEVASTATION AND THREATS FROM LINE 3 CONSTRUCTION WERE IDENTIFIED

AFTER 7 YEARS OF RESISTANCE FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES AND CLIMATE ACTIVISTS, ENBRIDGE ENERGY ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT THE NEW LINE 3 PIPELINE WOULD BE “SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETED AND SET TO BE FULLY OPERATIONAL.”

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THE TOP 10 TIMES ENBRIDGE’S LINE 3 PIPELINE HAS FAILED OUR COMMUNITIES, ENVIRONMENT, AND INDIGENOUS RIGHTS

(Minnesota) - As Canadian multinational corporation Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline nears completion, Indigenous, environmental, and allied activists continue to mobilize across the country - and world - to call on President Biden to Stop Line 3 in order to uphold his commitments to climate protection and consultation with tribal governments. 

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WHITE EARTH NATION CALLS ON 'CODE RED' TO PRESIDENT BIDEN! TELL JAIME PINKHAM AND THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO SHUT LINE 3 DOWN ASAP!

CODE RED: PRESIDENT BIDEN DNR AND GOV. WALZ UNWILLING TO STOP LINE 3 ON-GOING WATERS AND WETLANDS CONTAMINATIONS

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OJIBWE TRIBE HAS ASKED A FEDERAL JUDGE TO REJECT MINNESOTA'S "MERITLESS" RESISTANCE TO AN ENBRIDGE PIPELINE-RELATED LAWSUIT

Law360 By Victoria McKenzie (September 9, 2021, 4:11 PM EDT) -- An Ojibwe tribe has asked a federal judge to reject Minnesota's "meritless" resistance to an Enbridge Pipeline-related lawsuit in tribal court, saying the state is trying to dodge tribal court jurisdiction.

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Winona LaDuke Feels That President Biden Has Betrayed Native Americans

"Right now in northern Minnesota, the Canadian oil-and-gas-transport company Enbridge is building an expansion of a pipeline, Line 3, to carry oil through fragile parts of the state’s watersheds as well as treaty-protected tribal lands. Winona LaDuke, a member of the local Ojibwe tribe and a longtime Native rights activist, has been helping to lead protests and acts of civil disobedience against the controversial $9.3 billion project. “I spend a lot of time,” she says, “fighting stupid ideas that are messing with our land and our people.” So far the efforts of LaDuke, who is 61 and who ran alongside Ralph Nader as the Green Party’s vice-presidential nominee in 1996 and 2000, have been in vain."

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NEW AD CAMPAIGN: WATER PROTECTORS URGE PRESIDENT BIDEN AND ARMY CORPS LEADER JAIME PINKHAM TO STOP THE ENBRIDGE LINE 3 PIPELINE

"NEW SIX-FIGURE AD CAMPAIGN:

WATER PROTECTORS URGE PRESIDENT BIDEN AND ARMY CORPS LEADER JAIME PINKHAM TO STOP THE ENBRIDGE LINE 3 PIPELINE "

 

 

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New front in Line 3 legal fight: Wild rice is plaintiff in lawsuit against DNR

"Opponents of the new Line 3 oil pipeline being built across northern Minnesota have argued for years that it endangers dwindling stands of wild rice, a plant sacred to many Indigenous people.

Now, the wild rice is speaking up for itself."

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Bon Iver, Lissie to headline Water is Life concert in Duluth on Aug. 18

"Honor the Earth, an environmental organization co-founded by Winona LaDuke and the Indigo Girls, will present a “Water is Life” benefit concert at Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park on Aug. 18. Wisconsin’s Bon Iver will headline the concert, with support from Baltimore vocalist Mumu Fresh; Iowa singer-songwriter Lissie“No More Pipeline Blues” contributor Dorene Day (Waubanewquay); Warm Springs singer-songwriter Quiltman; Smithsonian Folkways Recording Artist Larry Long; Low singer/guitarist Alan Sparhawk; the Pines’ David Huckfelt; Duluth guitar picker Charlie Parr; Leech Lake member Annie Humphrey; Duluth folk group Superior Siren; and Diné blues artist Corey Medina, with additional acts to be announced. Tickets are on sale via First Avenue for $65."

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Just Out of Jail, Winona LaDuke Decries Militarized Crackdown on Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Protests

"Nearly 600 water protectors have been arrested during ongoing protests in Minnesota against the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline at the Shell River, which the partially completed pipeline is set to cross in five places. On Monday, authorities arrested Indigenous leader Winona LaDuke and at least six others. She was just released from jail yesterday and joins us after three nights in jail."

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