Jan interviews Cassie Steiner, Campaign Manager for the Sierra Club, Wisconsin John Muir Chapter. The Sierra Club works to maintain clean water and environment by monitoring and actively opposing potentially disastrous pipelines, mining projects, power lines, and promoting non-fossil fuel energy sources. Cassie talks about this and many volunteer activities coming up.
In 2010, an Enbridge pipeline spilled one million gallons of tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River, a tributary of Lake Michigan. Dane County wants Enbridge to carry extra insurance in case of a similar disaster with the pipeline here; Enbridge has taken to the courts to remove this requirement. For the first segment of […]
The six were released on bail yesterday in Douglas County, near Superior, as they protested pipeline construction from Canada based energy giant, Enbridge. They’re part of groups camping out near construction of a new pipeline. That line would replace the aging “Line 3” pipeline, which starts in Northwest Wisconsin and runs through Minnesota and into Canada. […]
Lovers of music and the environment are in for a treat this weekend — environmental organization Honor the Earth is bringing the fifth annual “Love Water Not Oil” tour to Madison to benefit renewable energy efforts on Sunday. Madison will also be the jumping off point for a group of Native Americans who are riding […]
On Monday movie star Shaileen Woodley and Madison Alder Rebecca Kemble were arrested in Standing Rock, North Dakota after attending a protest against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Monday morning a federal court ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s emergency injunction request to stop construction. Four camps full of demonstrators in […]
In a powerful interview with WORT News, LaDonna Brave Bull of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe spoke with Producer Alejandro Alonso Galva and Madison activist Jessie Brown about fears of death and the dangers of the pipeline. LaDonna volunteered her land to start the protest camps on April 1st. Four camps full of demonstrators have […]