The pipeline company says it will increase its quarterly payment to shareholders to 83.5 cents per share, up from 81 cents per share. November 6, 2020, 7:04 AM EST 3:58. We’re done. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney calls an attempt by the Michigan government to shutdown the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline very concerning and a continued effort to … Minnesota approved the stormwater pollution plan for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement and expansion, the project’s last pending permit, the company said. These are pipeline workers from other failed projects, like the Keystone XL, you know, all the other failed pipeline projects. Evictions Are Violence: Millions Could Lose Homes Amid, Winona LaDuke: Deb Haaland’s Nomination for Interior Sec. I mean, they don’t have a spill plan for Lake Superior. You know, all kind of people are getting arrested. If everyone who visits our website gave just $8, we could cover our operating costs for 2021. This is a rush transcript. Really a stark comparison, because we’re sitting here in northern Minnesota, 65-, 66-year-old women are getting arrested, minus-2 degrees out there, to protect our water. (Dale G Young/Detroit News via AP, File) IRON MOUNTAIN — … CALGARY — Returns to shareholders will be a higher priority as Enbridge Inc. completes its large capital projects, company executives told investors Tuesday, punctuating the strategy with an increase in its dividend.A … AMY GOODMAN: And, Winona, last question, in this time of the pandemic. World Pipelines, Monday, 09 November 2020 10:55. Enbridge, in turn, has filed a legal challenge to the Nov. 13 shutdown order, set to take effect in 180 days. A Michigan Department of Natural Resources report said Enbridge has failed to meet numerous safety standards. File photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. And they’re coming in to the port of Duluth, the furthest-inland port, because they all get imported from overseas, from Europe and from China. Sheriff Scott Rutter said he’d like further study of liability risks and other implications of the bill, sponsored by state Rep. The underwater section beneath the straits is divided into two pipes. And that’s where my family has been for five generations. A filing by the Indigenous organization Honor the Earth with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission says Enbridge made no mention of […] I mean, Governor Walz from Minnesota — really remarkable decision — approved all of the permits for the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. On Nov. 13, Michigan Gov. WINONA LADUKE: I think it’s really a reclaiming of our right to define who we are, not having someone else say who we are. I mean, I sit here in northern Minnesota, and the irony of it is, is you’re looking at pipes moving, and right behind them are wind turbine parts moving. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Activists protest the Enbridge Energy What have you been concerned about in this lame-duck period, in this transition period? Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge or the Company) announced its 2021 financial guidance and dividend and provided an update on its strategic priorities, which was further discussed at the Company's virtual investor conference on 8 December. Enbridge received permission from Michigan to locate the Line 5 pipeline on the Great Lakes bottomlands in the Straits of Mackinac in 1953. msn back to msn home news powered by Microsoft News You know, now is the time to stay safe, stay isolated and prepare for spring, because spring will surely come, when we will plant new seeds, you know, of hope, justice and food for our people. How about our language? And it’s really brutal up here. A shocking new exposé reveals CIA-trained and -funded Afghan death squads have targeted Islamic religious schools, killing boys as young as 8 years old. 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The 67-year-old pipeline has been targeted for shutdown by environmentalists who fear the implications of a spill in the Straits of Mackinac. (Dale G Young/Detroit News via AP, File) IRON MOUNTAIN — … Minnesota approved the stormwater pollution plan for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline replacement and expansion, the project’s last pending permit, the company said. The tax levy of 0.1 mills, or 10 cents per $1,000 of taxable value, will raise an estimated $93,000 annually to help provide professional assistance for obtaining Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, affordable health insurance and other related health care benefits. “We can’t give up this fight,” said Commissioner Joe Stevens, saying a shutdown would severely restrict propane supplies in the Upper Peninsula, leading to price hikes. That’s the opportunity for this administration; that’s the opportunity for the Walz administration — to move on, to make a just transition, to build an economy based on peace, respect and justice. Which brings us to Enbridge 3 and what this is all about, these very similar struggles. 2020 Ballot Initiative Wins: Abortion Rights, Lawyers for People Facing Eviction & Payday Loan Limits, Bryan Stevenson Wins “Alternative Nobel”: We Must Overturn This Horrific Era of Mass Incarceration, New Malcolm X Biography Offers Insight into His Split with Nation of Islam & Assassination, Native American Analyst: Our Voting Bloc Helped Flip Wisconsin Blue After It Voted for Trump in 2016, Part 1: Winona LaDuke: Deb Haaland’s Nomination for Interior Sec. Enbridge said replacing the deteriorating pipeline, which was built in the 1960s and runs at only half its original capacity, is the best option for protecting the environment while meeting the region’s energy needs. On Nov. 13, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer's office took legal action Friday to force the shutdown of Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline by revoking the easement that allows an underwater section to run through the Straits of Mackinac. The Canada Energy Regulator has fined an Enbridge subsidiary $40,000 for the 2018 pipeline explosion in northern British Columbia, which led to natural gas shortages throughout the province. Enbridge said in a statement that construction can now begin, but didn’t immediately say when that would happen. AMY GOODMAN: And the significance of her going to Standing Rock? He is a Democrat. AMY GOODMAN: So, I wanted to also ask you about another issue. You know, so we were sitting there praying at our lodge, and Dawn seeing that machine coming, and she was just so upset with it. The company is seeking federal and state permits for the project, which has drawn support from industry and labor groups and is not directly affected by Whitmer’s shutdown order. CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. raised its dividend as it released its latest financial guidance. “This is the end of the fossil fuel era,” LaDuke says. Enbridge said in its suit that Congress had granted the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration “exclusive authority” over energy pipelines… Let’s quit fighting over rocks and pipes, and let’s move into something where we have an economy that’s not based on conflict. Gretchen Whitmer ordered Enbridge to shut down the pipeline within 180 days, saying the company had violated terms of an easement the state granted in 1953 to place the line on the lake bottom. Rick Snyder in 2018 to run a new pipeline section through a tunnel that would be drilled beneath the lake bottom. I wanted to ask you about the whole issue. Enbridge website home page. Line 5 moves about 23 million gallons of oil and natural gas liquids daily between Superior, Wisconsin, and Sarnia, Ontario, traversing parts of northern Michigan and Wisconsin. That’d be good. I mean, the fact is, is that the price of oil was — I think, was at minus-$38 a barrel in the spring. I mean, we’ve all been here. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh CALGARY — Returns to shareholders will be a higher priority as Enbridge Inc. completes its large capital projects, company executives told investors Tuesday, punctuating the … All kind of people are coming up here. The line runs under the Straits of Mackinac. Dec 1, 2020. You know, being a mom, being a grandma, you know, you see these kids, and all of a sudden they see this big sign for Indians has nothing to do with them. Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc on Tuesday forecast higher core earnings in … The Enbridge Pipeline System is an oil pipeline system which transports crude oil and dilbit from Canada to the United States. You know, what we see is, Walz approved 4,200 workers coming in from out of state. CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. raised its dividend as it released its latest financial guidance. “I think we’ve been very proactive on this — our county,” Stevens said, predicting negative consequences statewide if the pipeline closes. And how about a little bit more respect in general? If you can also describe that scene and the various direct actions and protests that are taking place? The original content of this program is licensed under a. Enbridge has exhausted its options after a six-year uphill battle against Minnesota’s citizens who doubt Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline promise of economic benefits and jobs. You know, after that project was canceled in 2016, the company picked up, purchased 28% of the Dakota Access pipeline and proceeded to ram a pipeline through — really bad idea — you know, in North Dakota, and was faced with all of the water protectors. THE EAST LEG of Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 pipeline near St. Ignace. THE EAST LEG of Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 pipeline near St. Ignace. The Anishinaabe, all — you know, 70,000 people came out and testified against this pipeline. And what do you feel needs to happen, this on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement? We import them, by and large, from overseas. File photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Enbridge has argued the project will create 6,500 direct and indirect local jobs over two years. You know, we’re done. And I’m like, let’s just move on. The 340-mile pipeline will cross northern Minnesota, connecting the oil fields in Alberta with Enbridge’s facility in Superior, Wis. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain. And it’s a pandemic. That machine has not restarted on the banks of the Mississippi River, where our people still stand. I mean, my community itself has lost some people, and more and more of us are getting lost. Really—that’s all it would take. Is “Important Step” for Native Americans, The Pandemic Pipeline: Land & Water Defenders Continue Resistance to Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota, As Wealthy Countries Hoard Vaccine Supply, Pandemic Could Rage in Poor Countries Until 2024. The pipeline company says it will increase its quarterly payment to shareholders to 83.5 cents per share, up from 81 cents per share. The line runs under the Straits of Mackinac. The Indian Psychologists’ Association put out a letter saying, “This demeans us.” This, of course, follows the removal of the name of the Washington national team, as it’s referred to now — its former name will not go mentioned. You know, so here we are, standing here and watching the crunching of our forests. But what we really need is new leadership. A month ago, Whitmer accused Enbridge of failing to safeguard Great Lakes waters. The Cleveland Indians baseball team has announced it’s changing its name after years of protests from Native American advocates and fans. The Canadian pipeline company Enbridge has sued the state of Michigan in federal court to keep open an oil pipeline running beneath a waterway connecting Lakes Huron and Superior. The system exceeds 5,000 kilometres (3,100 mi) in length including multiple paths. You turn to Democracy Now! Enbridge Inc. (Enbridge or the Company) has announced expanded environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals and targets related to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction and diversity and inclusion as well as increasing transparency and accountability of its ESG priorities and results. They couldn’t meet the water quality standards. The line runs under the Straits of Mackinac. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators approved the final permit Monday for Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, giving the company the green light to begin construction on the $2.6 billion … Pipeline company warns of 'devastating consequences' if state shuts down Line 5. The Standing Rock DAPL battle came after our successful defeat of Enbridge in the Sandpiper, a fracked-oil pipeline that Enbridge wanted to put through our territory. More than 3,000 kilometres (1,900 mi) of the system is in the United States while the rest is in Canada and serves the Athabasca oil sands production facilities. Local News; New legal challenge to Enbridge pipeline in Michigan threatens higher gas prices in Ontario . Enbridge filed a legal challenge Tuesday to Michigan Gov. The resolution comes in response to Gov. “The industry is ending, and there’s certainly no reason to approve a new tar sands pipeline.”. AMY GOODMAN: Winona, you were a Green Party candidate for vice president, along with Ralph Nader, when he was running for president. Enbridge's project will build a new oil pipeline to replace the current Line 3, which was installed in the 1960s. (Bloomberg) An Enbridge Inc. pipeline that will help ship more Canadian crude to the U.S. Midwest received final approval, paving the way for construction to start soon on a third key export project for the oil sands after years of delays. So, you know, what we see is an opportunity for change. In other action during its Zoom meeting, the county board: — Rejected, by a 3-2 vote, a motion from Stevens to send an email to President Donald Trump, thanking the entire Operation Warp Speed team for the rapid development of a COVID-19 vaccine. You know, I’ve got some questions about sports teams in general, you know, but let’s leave us out of it. The company said it has instituted strict coronavirus testing and screening protocols for workers to protect them and surrounding communities. AMY GOODMAN: I want to go to Shanai Matteson, one of the protesters who came out Tuesday for a demonstration outside an Enbridge Energy office in Minnesota. The first payment at the new rate will be payable on March 1, 2021, to shareholders of record […] That had not been recognized. And that machine has not restarted. And it really hurts to see how much destruction has been done in just the last two weeks. Enbridge shares have fallen by more than 25 per cent since last February.Construction on the Minnesota portion of Line 3 began Dec. 1 after state authorities granted a final permit and regulators rejected a ... which operates the largest crude oil Carlos Caminada. And the next thing you know, Dawn Goodwin has stopped a machine. Stay with us. to your inbox each morning. CALGARY — North America’s largest pipeline company Enbridge Inc. warned of “devastating consequences” on Friday after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer served the company notice the state would seek to cancel a 67-year-old pipeline easement across critical waterways in her state. Enbridge says they are in sound condition and have never leaked, while Whitmer contends they’re vulnerable to a catastrophic spill. When we come back, we go to Kabul, Afghanistan. You know, in Minnesota, we’re going to be fighting over rocks and pipes for the rest of our lives, you know, and rocks and pipes for the rest of our lives and for the next 20 years, unless we come up with a better plan, one that could bring local jobs. We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. Copyright © The Daily news | https://www.ironmountaindailynews.com | 215 E. Ludington, Iron Mountain, MI 49801 | | Ogden Newspapers | The Nutting Company, “I think we’ve been very proactive on this — our county,”, “I support the concept of the tunnel, but it can’t take forever,”. A significant permit has been granted to Enbridge's plan to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. Please do your part today. And their need projections were based on what Enbridge wished need would be, not the reality of a decreased demand for oil. And today a generous supporter will double your donation to Democracy Now!, meaning your gift will go twice as far. But Indigenous groups have been fighting for decades. Enbridge’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline The project still needs final permits and authorizations before construction can begin. Pirlot countered that Trump has been uncooperative with President-elect Joe Biden during the transition to a new administration. The first payment at the new rate will be payable on March 1, 2021, to shareholders of record on Feb. 12, 2021. That’s what we want. You know, this is like blood oil, when you’ve got people getting arrested, it’s minus-2 degrees, you’ve got all this brutality occurring in the north — and in the middle of a pandemic, where you import all these workers, and you only got four ICU beds in the county. The pipeline company says it will increase its quarterly payment to shareholders to 83.5 cents per share, up from 81 cents per share. You pitched your tent there. In a time of climate disaster, the fact is, is that you don’t need any more fossil fuels. So I’m standing here in support of and in allyship with the Native-led movement to stop Line 3, but also because I am tired of my people being lied to, you know, that these are the good jobs, destroying the place that we come from. And that’s what Shanai is talking about, because all people have been given here is project proposals by multinational corporations, and it’s really time for far more vision than that. The line runs under the Straits of Mackinac. Indigenous-led water protectors on Friday engaged in multiple direct actions against Enbridge’s highly controversial Line 3 tar sands Gretchen Whitmer ordered Enbridge to shut down the A day later, Governor Whitmer of Michigan withdrew the easements for the Enbridge pipeline project underneath the Straits of Mackinac, citing the public trust doctrine, you know, saying that the interests of the people in the state superseded the interests of a Canadian multinational corporation. And the question is, you know, let us protect our water. We’re the highest-risk people, you know, in Minnesota, are Native people. And if you can make the connections? And we didn’t appreciate the 4,200 workers that Governor Walz brought into our communities. An Enbridge Inc. pipeline that will help ship more Canadian crude to the U.S. Midwest received final approval, paving the way for construction to start soon on a third key export project for the oilsands after years of delays. And so, we’re at this point in time where the industry is ending, and there is certainly no reason to approve a new tar sands pipeline. For seven years, we’ve been saying this is a bad idea. In addition to that, our tribes all filed, along with citizens’ organizations, appeals for every step of the process, including the certificate of need and the route permit that was issued by the state of Minnesota. WINONA LADUKE: Yeah. Copy may not be in its final form. Gretchen Whitmer's recent demand that the company shut down its oil pipeline. How about our sacred sites? You just need to — let’s just talk about what justice looks like. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent demand the company shut down its oil pipeline that crosses the bottom of the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. We don’t make wind turbine parts in this country. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Activists protest the Enbridge Energy pipeline project on 14 November. Indigenous and environmental activists have been holding daily protests against the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to a terminal in Superior, Wisconsin, cutting through Indigenous territory and running under more than 200 streams. These giant machines called a feller buncher, they rot — they drive through and just destroy and consume forests in this pathway of death that Enbridge is bringing here to northern Minnesota. 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