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Yesterday, more than 130 people were arrested for protesting outside the White House, beginning a week-long demonstration demanding that President Biden declare a climate emergency and stop all new fossil fuel projects. People vs. Fossil Fuels convenes this week in what organizers say is the largest civil disobedience action in decades.

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NEW YORK CITY — Native News Online reporter Jenna Kunze and audio journalist Alice Qannik Glenn (Iñupiaq) were honored for their environmental reporting during the inaugural Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards this afternoon.

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MINNEAPOLIS.—Enbridge Inc. announced on Wednesday that construction on its Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota is “substantially complete” and oil is expected to start flowing by Friday. The pipeline’s Canadian, North Dakota and Wisconsin segments were finished earlier this year, and the Canadian and Wisconsin portions are already in service. 

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LOS ANGELES – The Wupatki National Monument in Arizona will get a new conservation and management plan thanks to a $1.3 million grant from Getty Foundation to the University of Pennsylvania’s Stuart Weitzman School of Design. 

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MADISON, Wis.—Six tribes are suing the state of Wisconsin for its planned November wolf hunt, claiming the proposed hunt violates the tribes’ treaty rights. 

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Deb Haaland's signature finalizes the long-negotiated agreement between Montana, the federal government and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
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OUTING, Minn. — On Sunday, more than three dozen people left Backus, Minn. on a 160-mile walk to raise awareness about the controversial Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline that’s currently being constructed in the northern part of the state. Organizers plan to make the trek over the next two weeks to Wisconsin Point, a 229-acre freshwater sand bar that sits on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin near the Minnesota border. 

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WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on Thursday it will seek to vacate a Trump-era decision that allowed for mining of gold and copper at the Pebble Mine, which sits at the headwaters of Bristol Bay in Southwest Alaska. 

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MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — Under a light drizzle,  traditional Great Lakes canoes and a couple of dozen kayaks participated in the Sixth Annual Pipe Out Paddle Up Flotilla on Saturday morning at the Straits of Mackinac in Mackinaw City, Michigan. One hundred other people remained on shore to lend their support for those who participated in the flotilla.

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SAINT PAUL, Minn. — On Wednesday, more than 1,000 people led by Indigenous leaders  convened at the Minnesota State Capitol grounds in Saint Paul to oppose the ongoing construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline in northern Minnesota.