Tar Sands

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Indigenous activists gathered in Washington, D.C on Thursday to demand to demand the Biden administration stop the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines.
"Climate chaos is here. We cannot wait."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"We will be at the rivers that are being threatened by Line 3 over the next few days gathering to pray and send a message to Enbridge that water is life," said Jane Fonda on Monday, March 15, 2021. (Photo: Twitter screengrab via Jane Fonda)
"We're here to try to stop it," the famed activist and actress said of Enbridge...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A water protector ascends nearly 40 feet in the air on a bi-pod blocking an entry road to Enbridge Line 3 worksites. (Photo: Giniw Collective)
Anti-pipeline campaigners locked themselves to an overturned car and engaged in...


This summer, after five years of steadfastly maintaining an encampment built to resist scores of proposed oil and gas pipelines through traditional unceded territory, a group of indigenous Unist’ot’en have faced mounting police and industry challenges to their occupation, from drones to helicopters to surveyors seeking access. In the latest, Chevron officials showed up seeking entry. In return, they presented an "offering" - of bottled water and tobacco. Really.