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LINE 3 REPLACEMENT PROJECT

LaDuke faces charges of trespassing and refusal to leave the site of the Line 3 pipeline construction along with 6 others.
From the column: "We remain dedicated to resolving these matters transparently, quickly, and thoroughly."
From the editorial: "The public was kept in the dark when it should have been immediately informed."
State regulators ordered Enbridge to stop the groundwater flows and restore the sites. The company already has paid more than $3 million for the violations, and could face additional penalties.

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Over the course of construction, around 900 people were arrested during protests. Many are still facing charges ranging from trespassing, a misdemeanor, to felony theft.
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.
Instead of adapting to old habits, let’s create new ones.

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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.

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