"The construction of this pipeline will bring massive risk and destruction. We do not want to see irreversible damage to our land, water, and wild rice. We do not want our lifeways destroyed."
With Canadian oil giant Enbridge pouring more than $4 million into a fund that was used by the law enforcement agencies which...
Meanwhile, the fight against Line 3 in Minnesota is continuing on the ground as Enbridge plows ahead with construction.
Water protectors in Minnesota are kicking off what could be the climate movement's next massive, sustained direct action campaign.
"The annual and growing threat is not worth risking the Great Lakes, nor your reputation as a leader who takes the protection of our public trust resources seriously."
The project has been fraught with charges of conflicts of interest and behind-the-scenes dealings between state agencies and Enbridge.
"We were very fortunate in the fact that there's a natural containment the oil resides."
“They wanted this one to happen quietly and under the radar.”
Indigenous people aren’t the only ones opposed to the plan.
"Today's announcement may as well have said that Canada is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement."
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