Superior, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Superior is the primary terminal for the Enbridge Mainline System that transports crude oil from Alberta, Canada, to destinations across the US & abroad. A demonstration organized by Gitchigumi Scouts & allied groups gathered in Opposition to the Line 3 ‘Replacement’ Pipeline on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2020 in front of the Douglas County Government Center.View Full Post
S&P Global releases article suggesting that “Enbridge will set a new in-service target for Line 3 once the state Public Utility Commission signals how long it will take to re-certify the environmental impact statement.”
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 the OLA’s investigation and describes how the PUC is an agency that demonstrated the concept of ‘Regulatory Capture’ in its proceedings on Line 3.View Full Post
On October 11th, 2016, three climate justice activists engaged in an act of Civil Disobedience by forcing the shutdown of Enbridge Energy’s Line 4 and 67 pipelines in Clearwater County, MN.View Full Post
We had a chance to connect with Bill Paulson, Community Leader at Camp Turtle Island-MikinaakMinis Genawendang Nibi Endazhi-gabeshing outside the White Earth Reservation, as part of a flyover documenting the current and proposed routes for the Line 3 Tar Sands Oil Replacement Project in North/Central Minnesota.
Paulson has been engaged with the resistance effort to oppose the Line 3 Replacement Project for years and is an expert witness with the parties intervening against the proposal. A video of the flyover has been put together and is available below, on the #StopLine3 SCI page as well as via facebook.
All footage captured during the flyover will be released into the public domain for anybody to use – if you are interested in using the footage stay tuned for the link in a future post.
Facebook Video Link: https://www.facebook.com/SEEKJOYco/videos/964987790351229/
Wistia Video Link: https://seekjoy.wistia.com/medias/r361ldnmiw