“To be born Indigenous means to be born into a struggle against big extraction and the same colonial forces that colonized Europe before they got to our shores,” says Chase Iron Eyes. Today, he joins us on the show along with fellow Native activists Gussie Lord and Frank Bibeau to share updates from their vital […]
“We have to take care of all of creation because it is us.” That’s Simone Senogles, who was arrested earlier this week for protesting Line 3, a pipeline expansion proposed by Enbridge to bring nearly a million barrels of tar sands per day from Alberta, Canada to Superior, Wisconsin. Today, Simone and Casey Camp-Horinek join […]
For the first part of today’s show, we hear about the opposition to a proposed new segment of Enbridge Line 5 and the risks it poses to Wisconsin waters with Rob Lee, staff attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates. Cover image: “Worker tight – Enbridge Oil Spill pipeline removal 2” by the US Environmental Protection Agency, […]
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. […]