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Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

The Indigenous-led fight against Line 3 continued Tuesday as water protectors descended on the area of Willow River where Canadian energy giant Enbridge is working to install a “climate-wrecking” tar sands pipeline #StopLine3

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Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

A group of Indigenous women opposed to the Line 3 pipeline on Thursday invited Interior Secretary Deb Haaland—the first Native American woman to hold her Cabinet position and a professed critic of fossil fuel infrastructure on public and tribal lands—to visit northern Minnesota and “learn more about the impacts” of the tar sands project first-hand. #StopLine3

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Water Protectors Gather for ‘Largest Resistance Yet’ to Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

Water Protectors Gather for ‘Largest Resistance Yet’ to Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

Thousands of people from across the nation are traveling to northern Minnesota this weekend to join Indigenous leaders in what organizers described as the “largest resistance yet” to Line 3 #StopLine3

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Keystone XL Permit

Posted by on May 29, 2020 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block on Keystone XL Permit

In another legal victory for opponents of Keystone XL and similar pipelines, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that suspended a federal fast-track permit for the controversial tar sands project that campaigners for nearly a decade have opposed as a climate-destroying effort of the first order. #NoKXL #KeystoneXL

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ACLU Celebrates Settlement Ending Unconstitutional Efforts to Silence Pipeline Protesters in South Dakota

Posted by on October 25, 2019 in Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
ACLU Celebrates Settlement Ending Unconstitutional Efforts to Silence Pipeline Protesters in South Dakota

The ACLU and environmental activists celebrated Thursday after reaching a settlement agreement with South Dakota’s Republican Gov. Kristi Noem and state Attorney General Jason Ravnesborg to end what critics called “their unconstitutional attempts to silence pipeline protestors.” #pipelineprotest

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Awesome News: Judge Rules TransCanada Can’t Conduct Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted by on December 9, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Awesome News: Judge Rules TransCanada Can’t Conduct Pre-Construction Work on Keystone XL Pipeline

Opponents of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline—from indigenous and environmental groups to local farmers and ranchers—celebrated a win in court after a federal judge ruled on Friday that the fossil fuel giant cannot conduct pre-construction work on the pipeline until the full environmental review ordered last month is complete. #nokxl

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Keystone Pipeline Leaks Again : 200,000 + gallons in South Dakota

Posted by on November 19, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Keystone Pipeline Leaks Again : 200,000 + gallons in South Dakota

Approximately 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Nov. 16 from an in-ground part of the Keystone Pipeline owned by TransCanada near Amherst, South Dakota. The largest oil spill to date in South Dakota, and another spill from the Keystone pipeline, the spill may give pause to the Nebraska regulators who decide on the Keystone XL in a few days. The spill site is near the Lake Traverse Reservation of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. who are hoping it will not contaminate ground water.

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‘World Is Watching’ as DAPL Construction Resumes Amid Protests and Lawsuits

Posted by on February 10, 2017 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
‘World Is Watching’ as DAPL Construction Resumes Amid Protests and Lawsuits

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) spokesperson Vicki Granado on Thursday confirmed that the company began working on the much-disputed 1.5-mile Lake Oahe section immediately after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted the final easement late Wednesday. Water protectors in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, who have resisted the pipeline’s construction for months, vowed to keep fighting.

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10 Reasons to Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted by on February 16, 2014 in Environment with 0 Comments
10 Reasons to Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

With the clock ticking down on a final decision by the Obama administration on Keystone XL, it’s time to update why National Nurses United (NNU) is opposed to a project that looks more like a pathway to pollution than a gateway to our gas pumps.Citing the threat to public health and how the project would hasten the climate crisis, nurses have been on the front line of protests against Keystone, a 1,700-mile pipeline that would transport 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil every day from Alberta, Canada to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries, largely for export. Here’s 10 reasons why…

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