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“Treaty People Gathering” prepare for protest Monday in Northern Minnesota

More than 1000 Water Protectors and Indigenous Leaders for Treaty People are calling for the enbridge line 3 pipeline to be discontinued

MENAHGA, Minn. (KVRR)- “Pipelines go straight and rivers don’t,” said Winona LaDuke. The line 3 pipeline is making headlines once again in Minnesota as water protectors are calling for it to be shut down. “Cause you know this is a 915,000 barrel a day Tarzan pipeline project. This is the largest tar sand pipeline project in the world and the…

Line 3 Pipeline Protest Arrests Include Fergus Falls Woman

ST. LOUIS CO., Minn. — A Fergus Falls woman is among the latest group of Line 3 pipeline protesters to be arrested. 30-year-old Brittney Jo Kakac was taken into custody along with 6 other people from across the country near Floodwood, Minnesota. St. Louis County Sheriff’s deputies say four protesters locked themselves to heavy machinery used by pipeline workers. The…

Hoeven & Armstrong discuss importance of Keystone XL after President stopped it

By: Amanda Rooker WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Congress took new action on the Keystone XL Pipeline this week. Two new bills aim to revive the project’s construction. During his first day in office, President Joe Biden put a stop to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. At the Capitol, several North Dakota lawmakers say a presidential permit is not required and introduced…

Pipeline Opponents Hope President Biden Takes More Action

After President Joe Biden revoked Keystone XL’s presidential permit, opponents of other pipelines are hoping the projects they’ve been fighting will be next. Environmentalists and American Indian tribes calling on Biden to stop Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 replacement in Minnesota. Opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline that originates in North Dakota also appealed to the administration. It hasn’t specified what…

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…

Two Produced Water Spills Release about 500 Barrels in North Dakota

The NDDEQ says it is inspecting both sites and will continue to monitor the investigation

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality reported two separate produced oil spills in northwestern North Dakota on Tuesday. A valve failure on a well pad in McKenzie County was the cause of the first spill that occurred on January 11. Landtech Enterprises, the operator of the well, estimates approximately 290 barrels of produced water spilled with about four…

Governor Doug Burgum Talks Keystone Oil Spill Response Efforts

The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it.

FARGO N.D — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum calls for quick action after the Keystone pipeline dumped over 9 thousand barrels of oil near Edinburg. The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it. Burgum says the state is investigating if record…

Company Seeks Permits to Expand Pipeline in North Dakota

The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A Wyoming company is seeking permits and landowner permission to expand its pipeline network to carry crude from that state and North Dakota to a hub in Oklahoma. Casper-based Bridger Pipeline LLC launched a website this week with information for landowners and others. The proposed Bridger Expansion project included two separate oil pipelines. One straddles North Dakota and Montana…

Warren Pledges to Revoke DAPL, Keystone XL Permits

Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be allowed to proceed without consent.

FARGO, ND – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she wants to cancel the federal permits for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. In a tweet Friday, the Massachusetts senator said “when tribal concerns have conflicted with corporate profits or resource extraction, tribes lose.” Warren pledged that if elected, energy projects that impact Indian Country would not be…