Biden needs to stop construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands crude oil pipeline that threatens the headwaters of the Mississippi as well as Lake Superior and other valued waters in Minnesota and Wisconsin, Ojibwe treaty rights, and our planet’s health.

Rosy images of electric buses and other infrastructure projects Biden is advocating for were part of his presentation in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Those images ignore the widespread destructive impacts of the oil pipeline project he is enabling upstream.

 

Question: Will transitioning to electric buses offset endorsing a permit for a tar sands pipeline that is the carbon equivalent of building fifty new coal fired power plants?

 

That pipeline construction is tearing apart communities, pristine streams and forests, wild rice waters sacred to the Ojibwe, and civic democracy itself. 

 

Enbridge, a Canadian oil pipeline company with an extensive record of massive oil spills and bullying behavior towards…

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