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LINE 3 REPLACEMENT PROJECT

These groups are pushing a campaign to drop the criminal charges against the more than 700 people arrested for illegal activities and violent harassment during Line 3 protests.
The details were made in a May 2021 filing.
The bottom line is that these folks used jet fuel from Line 3 to travel thousands of miles to tell folks that Line 3 is bad, even though Line 3 is here to stay.
The Herald and others in the company have posted numerous pieces about Line 3, originating from our own reporters, from our opinion writers, from companies with whom we have content-sharing agreements and from oh-so-many letter-writers.

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Instead of adapting to old habits, let’s create new ones.
To see pipeline protesters attempt to push the narrative that there is now a “police state” in the 14 counties along the pipeline route is just about as foolish and far-fetched as it comes.
A recent example is Winona LaDuke’s claim of “repressive police brutalization” of people involved in the violent protests against the Line 3 Replacement Project.
And for far too long, there has been too much criticism of the people who put themselves on the line.
We’ve made friends with the workers and see the local economic boost because of this project and the thousands of jobs it has provided.
Society currently depends on pipelines and the oil it transfers to play a huge role in our energy infrastructure.

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If you do something wrong, you are going to be punished.
It seems that the News Tribune’s support of extractive (including fossil fuel) industries is so strong that it feels comfortable dispensing with any pretext of being “fair and balanced” (a la Fox News!).
In northern Minnesota, nearly 1,000 protesters have been arrested related to the Line 3 pipeline, putting additional strain on the courts and public defenders’ offices.

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