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Judge Orders Sheriff to Halt Harassment of Line 3 Resistance Camp

Hubbard County, MN – On the morning of July 23, 2021, Minnesota 9th District Judge Jana M. Austad granted a temporary restraining order prohibiting the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office from “barricading, obstructing, or otherwise interfering with access to the [Namewag Camp] property”—an Indigenous-led water protector…

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Hubbard County Barricades Private Property, Imprisons Water Protectors

Hubbard County, MN – At around 6 a.m. Monday, Hubbard County Sheriff’s deputies delivered a notice to the Namewag Camp, a privately-owned property of water protectors, stating that the sole entrance would not be “open to vehicular traffic per Hubbard County’s Land Use Ordinance.”

“The…

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Denver Earth Day Celebration Centers Line 3 Pipeline

Denver, CO – On the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, water protectors and activists gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to shine light on the Line 3 pipeline currently being built by Enbridge in northern Minnesota.

Since 2014, Canadian energy giant Enbridge has pushed to…

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Appealing Line 3 Pipeline: Supply and Demand at Root of Hearing

Minneapolis, MN – Attorneys for multiple Indigenous tribes, environmental and Indigenous rights groups, and the Minnesota Department of Commerce made oral arguments on Tuesday, March 23, against the Line 3 pipeline approvals by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

The Commission approved the second-to-last permit needed…

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Line 3 Pipeline lifted off the snowy ground by wooden pallets at dusk

Lockdown to Keep it in the Ground: Line 3 Resistance

Northern MN – Construction on the tar sands pipeline expansion project for Line 3 continues in Anishinaabe territory in below zero temperatures. Enbridge’s contracted companies, like Precision Pipeline, carve out the line’s pathway, fell any trees in the way, and lay the pipe in the…