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Minnesota Law Enforcement Shared intelligence on Protest Organizers with Pipeline Company, by Alleen Brown
“The email sent out ahead of the training included a series of “Incident Briefing Maps” laying out scenarios where Enbridge and law enforcement might need to coordinate a response. The various scenarios had something in common: They all involved protests.”
Stop Line 3 insolidarity with water protectors. Join the weekly vigil and bannering.
Minnesota is home to the headwaters of the three major North American watersheds that drain north to Hudson Bay, south down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, and east out the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River to the North Atlantic Ocean. Slicing across all three watersheds are two black Enbridge tar sands oil pipelines from North Dakota to Superior, Wisconsin. The southern pipeline is the new “replacement” Line 3 that would carry more than 31-million gallons of oil daily, with a huge dump of carbon emissions into the earth’s atmosphere.
List of demands put in place by November 1, 2021 when international Climate Chaos conference begins in Glasgow.
DN! Just Out of Jail, Winona LaDuke Decries Militarized Crackdown on Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Protests
“About a month ago, the Minnesota DNR, which is probably the most corrupt agency in the state of Minnesota, allocated 5 billion gallons of water to Enbridge in the middle of a drought. They knew about…”
The three major watersheds in the United States just happen to be in Minnesota. This Minnesota state map delineates the three major watersheds of the United States that happen to lie within Minnesota state boundaries. The Continental Divides delineates where water flows north, south, or east, shaped by geography and glacial melt. Water is governed […]
“The proposed monstrosity would snake through 200 pristine lakes and rivers in Northern Minnesota including watersheds for the wild rice that is unique to this part of the world and has been intrinsic to the Anishinaabeg/Ojibwe way of life for centuries. A spill could permanently destroy rice beds as well as the fish and wildlife habitat.”
Democracy Now! Decolonization or Extinction: Indigenous Red Deal Lays Out Plan to Save the Earth, Parts 1 and 2
The book offers a “people’s program to prevent extinction,” says Melanie Yazzie, assistant professor of Native American studies and American studies at the University of New Mexico and co-author of “The Red Deal.” “The plan is really clear. The stakes are really clear,” Yazzie says.
A Broad and Growing Movement says the Time is Now to Stop Line 3. An open letter to Minnesota decision makers. Since 2014 thousands of Minnesotans have shown up at hearings, talked to neighbors, written letters and organized in their communities to oppose Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline. Line 3 is a clear danger […]
What is the Minnesota Connection? “This isn’t a case of a few isolated billionaires backing one extremist politician. It’s a case of an entire industry filling the campaign coffers of politicians who’ve waged war on our democracy. In the 2020 election cycle alone, the oil and gas industries gave some $9.3 million to lawmakers who refused to certify the 2020 election results.”
“Predatory industry hijacked the US regulatory system in 2019, placing ancient food systems and a fifth of the world’s freshwater in imminent danger.”
“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 […]