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.Read more
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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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.Read more
Honor the Earth Board Statement Regarding Nahko
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.Read more
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.Read more
“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.Read more
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.Read more