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Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke allegedly tried to silence a former employee who was sexually harassed by a coworker “credibly accused” of molesting young boys.

Environmental Activist Winona LaDuke Compares Pipeline to Auschwitz, Workers to Executioners

Enbridge’s Line 3 project – which replaces an existing, aging oil pipeline – received key permits this past week from Minnesota regulators in a major step towards construction. The Line 3 replacement project is expected to support about 8,600 jobs in Minnesota over a two-year period and provide a $2 billion boost to Minnesota’s economy during that period. While this is certainly a win for Minnesotans, the state’s economy, and our nation’s energy security, it seems not everyone is as excited about this step forward.

Winona LaDuke, a Native American activist who leads the environmental group Honor the Earth, recently

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Coalition of Democratic State Attorneys General Put Politics & Misinformation before American Energy Security

A coalition of nearly 20 Democratic state attorneys general this week in a court filing urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline – affirming a lower court’s earlier ruling that scrapped the Army Corps’ environmental review of key permit for the project and ordering the crude oil pipeline be shuttered until additional review is completed.

The group of attorneys general, led by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, put politics before the energy security of our nation – prioritizing emotion, anti-pipeline rhetoric, and an ideological opposition to the use …

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