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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Pressured to Stop Line 3 Oil Pipeline by Her Tribe and Others


Dawn Goodwin, Co-Founder of the RISE Coalition, addressed a crowd at the Minnesota State Capital demanding Minn. Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan to stop Line 3. (Photo/Daren Thompson)

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan, a tribal citizen of the White Earth Nation of Ojibwe, is facing pressure from the White Earth Tribal Council to stop Enbridge's tar sands Line 3 oil pipeline.

Several organizations, including the White Earth Tribal Council, the Sierra Club, the RISE Coalition, and several members of the Minnesota State Legislature held a rally inside the Minnesota State Capital Building.

Speakers and demonstrators demanded that Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan stop the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline in northern Minnesota and honor treaty rights.


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