Pipeline Controversy

Enbridge’s plan to build a new pipeline that runs through Minnesota has raised concerns about pollution, and a certificate of need awarded to the project has created more concerns. Find out more about the story here.

Sandpiper Pipeline Stirs Up Controversy in Bemidji

The Sandpiper Pipeline would pump millions of barrels of oil through Minnesota and provide over one thousand jobs, but it’s already stirring up major controversy before a single pipe has been places. A public hearing in Bemidji was an outlet today for supporters and...
Posted On Jan. 8 2015
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Groups Join Forces Against Sandpiper Oil Pipeline

Honor the Earth is continuing their fight against the Sandpiper oil pipeline, but this time, the environmental group is getting some help. Today, a crowd of people joined Winona LaDuke, the head of the Native American-led organization, to start the stop the Sandpiper alliance....
Posted On Jul. 7 2014
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Judge Rules Tribal Treaties Don’t Apply To Oil Pipelines

  An administrative law judge ruled that tribal treaties don’t give American Indians a say in choosing a route for the $2.6 billion dollar sandpiper oil pipeline. The Honor the Earth environmental group has argued in past months that historic treaties allow tribes to...
Posted On May. 23 2014
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Honor the Earth Continues to Fight Enbridge’s Sandpiper Pipeline

  Honor the Earth is continuing their fight against the Sandpiper pipeline. Last week, Enbridge filed a petition in response to Honor the Earth’s motions granted by the Public Utilities Commission. They argued that the PUC should reconsider the extended comment period...
Posted On Apr. 28 2014
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Honor the Earth Files Motions Against Sandpiper Pipeline

  Honor the Earth, a native-led organization that supports the native environmental movement, is taking a stand against Enbridge’s Sandpiper pipeline. The proposed route for the pipeline travels from North Dakota to Lake Superior, but Honor the Earth says this path is...
Posted On Apr. 10 2014
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Opposition Criticizes Enbridge’s Self Environmental Review, Route Option

  The Sandpiper Pipeline Project by Enbridge is a hot topic again after the company recently announced its Line 3 replacement program.  Friends of the Headwaters are concerned that Northern Minnesota is becoming a pipeline highway for oil companies. For several months,...

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