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Tar Sands


Fighting 'Disease of Greed and Destruction,' Water Protectors Blockade Over a Dozen Line 3 Worksites

Anti-pipeline campaigners locked themselves to an overturned car and engaged in other forms of civil disobedience as the fight against the tar sands project in Minnesota continues.

Kenny Stancil ·


A Message to Joe Biden: Stop Line 3

Isn't it time to stop creating dangerous crude oil infrastructure?

Eric Hansen ·


#DefundLine3: Because Stopping This Pipeline is a Matter of Justice

Over the next two months, we're going to make the financial companies that support Enbridge and its toxic tar sands project feel the heat. Here's the plan.

Tara Houska ·


New Campaign Targets Wall Street Funding to Stop Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline

"We are going to do everything in our power to make it loud and clear to bank executives: They must walk away from Line 3―or there will be consequences."

Andrea Germanos ·


After 'Bitterly Disappointing' Court Ruling on Line 3, Biden Urged to Shut Down Pipeline Project 'Once and for All'

After a Minnesota court allowed construction to continue, Rep. Ilhan Omar appealed to President Joe Biden to stop the contentious project.

Jessica Corbett ·


Over 50 Water Protectors in Minnesota March Onto Line 3 Pipeline Easement to Stop Construction

"We are endangering future generations," said Charles King, who locked himself to construction equipment, "and that's got to stop."

Jessica Corbett ·


'We Should All Be Water Protectors': Ilhan Omar Visits #StopLine3 Organizers Day After Activists Block Enbridge Worksites

"We owe it to future generations, to the Indigenous communities we've signed treaties with, and to every living being on this planet to stop building fossil fuel infrastructure."

Kenny Stancil ·


Arrests in Minnesota After Water Protectors Chain Themselves Inside Pipe Section to Halt Line 3 Construction

"Enbridge's last-ditch effort to build fossil fuel infrastructure is killing people and the planet."

Jessica Corbett ·


'A Tangible Way to Fight for the World I Want to Live In': Water Protector Arrested After Blockading Line 3 Pipe Yard

"Profits for a few are being privileged over the well-being of all communities near and far, present and future."

Kenny Stancil ·


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