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“Expect Resistance” – NVDA during PUC’s Final Day of Deliberation

A direct action kicked off in the early morning of the State of Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission’s 5th day of deliberation regarding approval of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project.

The message, “Expect Resistance”, was displayed loud and clear as news agencies continued to arrive and document over the course of the 3-hour action which shut down 7th. Place East in Downtown St. Paul.

The “Certificate of Need” for a brand new pipeline corridor, which has been termed a “replacement” for the existing 60-year old Line 3 in the Enbridge Mainline Corridor, was issued later in the day by the State of Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

The “expect resistance” message and call for widespread non-violent direct action was echoed during the post-decision press conference by Winona LaDuke extending the invite for Water Protectors to join the Anishinaabe people in the battle to #StopLine3.

The video has been syndicated on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/SEEKJOYco/videos/vl.1945321655511968/990635347786473/?type=1

Still photo galleries from the action have been posted to Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SEEKJOYco/photos/?tab=album&album_id=989512514565423

High-resolution images uploaded to the SEEKJOY Community Smugmug Portal here: https://seekjoy.smugmug.com/Event/PUC-Line-3-Meetings-Day-5-Direct-Action

The SEEKJOY Community“Expect Resistance” – NVDA during PUC’s Final Day of Deliberation
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