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Breaking: New legal challenges to Line 3’s construction in northern Minnesota are being filed in state and federal courts

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A Separate Joint Filing by Line 3 Opponents Will Also Challenge Second PUC Denial of Stay Request by White Earth and Red Lake Tribes

EARTHJUSTICE REQUESTS INJUNCTIONS AGAINST LINE 3 CONSTRUCTION IN FEDERAL LEGAL FILING AGAINST THE US ARMY CORPS 404 PERMIT, CITING LACK OF A FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT AND OTHER CULTURAL AND CLIMATE HARMS

THE NATIONAL ADVOCACY GROUP IS LEAD COUNSEL IN THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE CASE

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MN LEGISLATORS VISIT FRONTLINE RESISTANCE TO LINE 3 AT THE MISSISSIPPI

8 MN legislators speak out against Line 3 during a Sunday visit to construction site

Palisade, Minn. -- Newly elected legislators from Rochester, Duluth and Moorhead were among eight Minnesota lawmakers who spoke in opposition to the Line 3 tar sands pipeline Sunday near Palisade, where its construction would cross the Mississippi river. Winona LaDuke of Honor the Earth led the group, along with 50 water protectors and activists, around the site, stopping at a prayer lodge she and other Indigenous leaders built recently in the line of construction. LaDuke and the legislators discussed the catastrophic climate impacts of the pipeline, the health risks of bringing in out of state pipeline workers during a pandemic, and the need to respect Native American culture and treaty rights.

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Biden Urged to Stand Against Line 3 as Water Protectors Battle Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

Biden Urged to Stand Against Line 3 as Water Protectors Battle Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

"We fight on because we must."

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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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