Lakota Allies Gather to Stand Their Sacred Ground

 Share on Tumblr  by Natalie Hand and Kent Lebsock, Owe Aku International Justice Project (www.oweakuinternational.org) “We sought spiritual guidance and were told that the spirit of Unci Maka will awaken people to protect her. For us it has always been...

Old Horse with a New Name, Lead by the Same Jack Asses!!!

 Share on Tumblr  (Legislative Hearing on New Proposed Bill) Rep. Upton (MI) and Rep. Green (TX) introduced a new bill called ‘‘North American Energy Infrastructure Act,’’ to the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee. The...

Minnesota PUC to review Enbridge oil pipeline expansion

 Share on Tumblr  Article by: DAVID SHAFFER , Star Tribune ~ Updated: September 5, 2013 – 7:53 AM Enbridge Energy’s plan to boost the carrying capacity of a crude oil pipeline through Minnesota will go to a contested-case review, a hearing similar to a...

Under Siege by Tar Sands, Gulf Coast “Draws The Line”

 Share on Tumblr  The first time I saw a picture pertaining to tar sands extraction, was on Marty Cobenais’ computer. We were both attending an event in Houston, Texas, and found some time to talk shop. By this time I knew well of the struggle to stop the...

Native Americans Take Lead in Tar Sands Resistance

 Share on Tumblr  SPOKANE, Washington, Sep 01 (IPS) – Native American tribes in the United States have taken the lead in opposing the expansion of the Athabasca Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, engaging in civil disobedience to the point of arrest and...

Tar Sands- The Undercover Reports from Rolling Stone

 Share on Tumblr  A first-hand report from an anonymous worker on Canada’s controversial oil pipelines There’s something in the air in Fort McMurray, Alberta – and it’s not just fumes from the massive oil sands processing plants north of...

Red Lake Direct Action to Stop Illegal Enbridge Pipeline

 Share on Tumblr  The audio on the video below was a conversation with Becky Haase, an Enbridge Stakeholders Specialist, answering questions in a phone interview regarding easements and standard requirements for pipeline construction. The video is a...

An Enbridge Fairytale

 Share on Tumblr  Once upon a time there was an old evil corporation named Enbridge that wanted to transport different types of oils:  sweet, medium, sour, and dil-bit, all across the US to export ports.  However, they proclaimed it was for the local people...

Line 13 —- Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land —- Fact Sheet

 Share on Tumblr  Indigenous Environmental Network Enbridge Energy Line 13 Southern Lights Diluent Line Illegal Pipelines on Red Lake Land Expansion Fact Sheet Enbridge is proposing to increase the Southern Lights Diluent Line(50,000 bpd to 275,000 bpd) that...

FACT SHEET: Alberta Clipper / Enbridge Energy Line 67 Expansion

 Share on Tumblr  Indigenous Environmental Network Enbridge Energy Line 67 (Alberta Clipper) Expansion Fact Sheet CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD This Fact Sheet. Enbridge Energy Inc. has applied to increase the daily amount of Alberta Tar Sands Diluted Bitumen...

The Aftermath Of Oil Spills In Michigan And Arkansas

 Share on Tumblr  In March of this year, an Exxon Mobil pipeline in Arkansas burst, spilling about 200,000 gallons of thick Canadian crude oil. Three years ago in Michigan, an Enbridge Energy pipeline ruptured. More than 840,000 gallons of oil spewed into...
Alberta Clipper Tar Sand Oil Pipeline Expansion in Minnesota

Alberta Clipper Tar Sand Oil Pipeline Expansion in Minnesota

 Share on Tumblr  Thu., August 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm IATP Stevens Avenue Building 2104 Stevens Avenue S Minneapolis, Minnesota Enbridge Oil has petitioned the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for permission to expand  the quantity of tar sand...

Keystone XL Pipeline Hearing, Grand Island, NE

 Share on Tumblr  On April 18, 2013 the U.S. State Department held a gathering to hear public comments regarding the pending permit submitted by TransCanada for the Keystone XL pipeline to cross the Canadian Border into the U.S. and continue on to the Gulf...

Enbridge Spill in Viking, MN

 Share on Tumblr  IEN REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES by Marty Cobenais Viking, MN – The small northern western Minnesota town of approximately100 people was the site of the latest Alberta Canada tar sands pipeline oil spill.  Enbridge Energy made the...