ENBRIDGE

Honor The Earth wants Walz Administration to drop charges against Line 3 protests

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — Mark Ruffalo, Jackson Browne, Jane Fonda and more join Honor the Earth and other Indigenous leaders condemning the charges against more than 800 activists who were arrested one year ago for protesting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. “A lot of people support water protectors and a lot of people believe that water should be protected over the…

Honor The Earth, Winona LaDuke look to federal courts to help resist Line 3 pipeline

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 pipeline is complete and the company may begin shipping oil as soon as Friday. “People and workers are doing backflips, what can I say?” said Enbridge Chief Communication Officer Mike Fernandez. While those at Enbridge are celebrating a milestone, some tribal members and environmentalists are devastated. “It’s a really tragic day…

MPCA: 28 Inadvertent Releases During Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Drilling

Willow River/Honor the EarthST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says there have been 28 inadvertent releases of drilling fluid at 12 river crossings along the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project, more than the agency first reported. The releases happening between June 8 and August 9. Thirteen of the spills were in wetlands, including 6,000 to 9,000 gallons released…

In protest against Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, Winona LaDuke calls the project “blood oil”

PALISADE, Minn. (KVRR) – Activists gather at the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in Northern Minnesota for an antipipeline prayer vigil. Construction on the replacement project is set to go underneath the Mississippi River. Demonstrators are worried it will leak oil like pipelines have in recent years in The Dakotas. Executive Director of the Native American environmental group Honor The Earth…

Enbridge is completing the $69 million pipeline in North Dakota

Work began in August on the pipeline and is coming to a close today

PEMBINA, N.D.- Enbridge’s $69 million Line 3 replacement project is wrapping up in North Dakota. Over 400 construction workers started on the job in August. The 12-mile replacement line uses state-of-the-art steel and new technology to enhance safety and environmental protection. Canadian and Wisconsin portions are already in service. This leaves the 337-mile section in Minnesota left to replace. “We’re…