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Regulatory Capture at MN’s PUC: An Interview with Willis Mattison

Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor has opened an investigation into the Public Utilities Commission Public Engagement Process and held the first public hearing May 31st at 10:00 AM to establish the scope of their investigation.   In this video interview outside of the State Office Building, Willis Mattison provides a bit more information about

Into the Sugar Bush!

We recently had the honor of joining Bill Paulson of Camp Turtle Island on the White Earth Reservation to harvest sap from the Maple Syrup trees, a central component of the Spring season which, according to Paulson, is the “New Year” for the Anishinaabe People. The gathering of Maple Syrup is one of many the

#4Necessity Valve Turners Action & Arraignment Recap

The four activists, acting as the group “Four Necessity” are Brenna Cussen Anglada, Michele Naar-Obed, Daniel Yildirim and Allyson Polman. The action was live-streamed via Facebook on the Four Necessity Facebook Page until local law enforcement demanded the phone be turned off prior to being taken into custody.

NO PERMITS // NO PIPES (#StopLine3 Action Recap)

The day before Minnesota’s Department of Commerce announced their filing of an appeal of the Public Utilities Commission’s Certificate of Need Permit for the Enbridge Energy Line 3 “Replacement” Pipeline, about a hundred two-leggeds gathered just south of Duluth Minnesota to expose a hidden pipeyard where Enbridge is storing a massive pile of pipeline sections

UpCycled Lighter Sleeves from Landfill-Destined Jeans!

Did you know that in 2015, according to the EPA, Americans discarded 16.03 million TONS of textiles into the municipal solid waste system? Did you know that 10.53 MILLION of those TONS ended up in landfills? We didn’t either, until we did, which got us thinking and… So – without further ado… We’re super stoked

Winter. Is. Here.

It’s October 11th, 2018 and snow has fallen on the White Earth Reservation in Northern Minnesota. If you haven’t heard about the Enbridge Energy Proposed “Line 3 Pipeline” we’re encouraging you to get up to speed. Long story short, we as Minnesotans, Midwesterners & Mississippi River’ers have the choice to let a Tar Sands Oil