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CNN: As spring thaws the Minnesota ice, a new pipeline battle fires up

Palisade, Minnesota (CNN) - In the north woods of Minnesota, the mighty Mississippi River looks like a frozen creek. After a bitter February, you can stroll across it with more fear of windburn than thin ice. And if you stroll one particular spot near Palisade, you'll find giant pipe, heavy machines and competing signs. A few read "No trespassing" in block letters. The rest say "Water is life" and "Stop Line 3" in hand-painted colors. It is the latest front in the pipeline wars.

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CNN: New oil pipeline battle fires up in the woods of Minnesota

Bill Weir went “for a trip to beautiful northern Minnesota to dig into the Natives vs. Goliath battle over the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline.”

Source: CNN

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Breaking! Biden puts brakes on deal to hand over sacred Apache land for huge new copper mine

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Feds rescind OK for Pinal County copper mine, seek "thorough review".
A Victory for Apache Stronghold/Save Oak Flat known as, “Chi’chil Bildagoteel.”  #SaveOakFlat
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VIDEO NATIVE REPORT: MOTHER EARTH SEASON 16 EPISODE 7

NATIVE REPORT MOTHER EARTH SERIES 16 EPISODE 7 (PBS) WAS PRESENT AT A STAND AGAINST THE LINE 3 PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT ALONG AN ENBRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SITE IN PALISADE, MINN., ON DEC. 17TH, 2020.

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House panel hears about public safety concerns in Greater Minnesota

"Winona LaDuke, an activist opposing the Enbridge Line 3 project, characterized her experience growing up and living in northern Minnesota as being in the “Deep North,” with levels of racism and biased policing comparable to those in southern states."

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250+ Sign Open Letter to Minnesota Leaders to Stop Line 3

In a full page ad in today's Star Tribune, over three dozen #mnleg members, and 200 Minnesota leaders and prominent musicians send a clear message:
Governor Tim Walz must #StopLine3.
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Line 3 pipeline protesters gather at Backus trailhead

"A trailhead and rest area in Backus suddenly became crowded Saturday, Jan. 23, when protesters gathered at one of the nearby pipeline staging sites for Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project. There have been several protests in the Backus area since work began."

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Pressure Mounts Against Line 3 Pipeline Project

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Minnesota needs a climate leader, not a new pipeline

"Gov. Tim Walz held on to the past even when a better, cleaner future beckoned."

 

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Next up for Biden: Stop Line 3

"Last week President Joe Biden announced he is revoking federal permits for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would have stretched from Alberta, Canada, to Nebraska and to the Gulf of Mexico, carrying 830,000 barrels of the dirtiest type of oil per day."

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