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Group continues pipeline protests


February 5, 2021

Local law enforcement and firefighters are keeping busy as protesters continue to disrupt and potentially delay construction of the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline through the Fond du Lac reservation and Carlton County.

Late Monday afternoon, three water protectors were arrested. Two of the protestors — Nicholas Tippins and Joseph Morales — were arrested while blocking the entrance to the site, while the third, Jeff Nichols-Haining, climbed onto a section of the pipeline dangling over a trench. According to a press release from the Water Protectors, Nichols-Haining sat on the pipe...

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