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“In Minnesota, there is an emphasis on the fact that white people stand in solidarity with the struggle….”
Winona LaDuke talks about current projects around Enbridge and Line 3, creating a hemp factory and a sustainable economy, land and saving our water.
Putting Climate Change on Trial
Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.
Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.
DAPL would be the largest pipeline ever to come out of North Dakota and, at 1,172-miles long, it would be only seven miles shorter than Keystone XL, which was rejected by the president because it didn’t pass his climate test. So it raises the question: Why, of all projects, shouldn’t DAPL have to pass a similar test?
Article: In 2013, environmental advocates with the National Wildlife Federation were fed up with not getting enough information about the pipelines’ condition from Enbridge or the government. So they decided to dive down themselves to check it out. They found broken structural braces and sections of completely unsupported pipeline.
Kathy Hollander of MN350 commented: Tar sands oil is not illegal, but the switching of the tar sands oil from the Alberta Clipper to another Enbridge pipeline, Line 3, at the international border is. This is the subject of the lawsuit filed by many groups, including MN350.org. This switch to another pipeline right at the border and […]
Elizabeth Ward of the Sierra Club’s Wisconsin branch is particularly concerned about Line 61’s proximity to Lake Superior. “The Great Lakes are all connected, so if something really big happens, it could affect all of them,” she said. “They provide drinking water for 42 million people.”
Stories on corporate attacks on the environment and those who defend it. therealnews.com February 2015 The Story Behind Keystone XL Pipeline Amendments Food & Water Watch’s Sam Schabacker and journalist Steve Horn discuss the interests behind the amendments and how another Enbridge […]
Love water, not oil. A 200 mile ride to honor the earth and protest the Enbridge pipeline. Published on Sep 5, 2014 Winona LaDuke, Executive Director of the Native American environmental group Honor the Earth, holds a press conference at the Enbridge office in Bemidji, Minnesota following the ‘Love Water Not Oil Tour”, which was […]
“They have been asking for meetings. We have refused everyone,” said Chief Councillor Ellis Ross. “So many mistakes had been made, we had been so angered, but I think that was one of the biggest mistakes they made. You might as well have come into our archives and burned our documents.” By JUSTINE HUNTER VICTORIA […]
Photo: ridhamuslim.blogspot.com We Speak for the 70 Percent by Susu Jeffrey We speak for the 70-percent. Our bodies are 70 percent water. The surface of the earth is 70 percent water. We are the water people on the water planet. If you could wring out a rock you’d get water. Water is the […]
[Video] Enbridge Again: Tar Sands Protesters Commandeer Public Meeting, Energy Officials Run for the Door
Produced by Dyan Ruiz and Joseph Smooke TheRealNews.com DYAN RUIZ, REPORTER: Hundreds gathered in the cold Toronto rain to oppose the proposal for the oil pipeline called Line 9B operated by energy company Enbridge. Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has been asked to approve Enbridge’s project that would enable them to bring oil from Alberta’s tar […]
Minnesota’s own tar sands pipeline runs 285-miles across northern Minnesota, online since October 2010, with volume increases in the works larger than Keystone XL. By Susu Jeffrey Photos: Friends of Coldwater TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline holds a climate changing reputation among environmentalists. Another Canadian tar sands oil pipe transport company, Enbridge Energy L.P., with a pipeline […]
With Keystone XL in Limelight, Enbridge Plans ‘Aggressive’ Pipeline Push First Nations call to end all tar sands development Lauren McCauley, staff writer CommonDreams.org Published on Friday, February 1, 2013 Editor’s Note: Enbridge pipelines in MN would carry more tar sands oil across northern Minnesota than the proposed Keystone XL. Much of this oil is […]