An ad hoc group of concerned individuals from around Wisconsin have come together to organize a walk along a proposed pipeline that will, if built, transport over a million barrels of Alberta tarsands through the state every day. The line is being proposed by Enbridge and would run along a right-of-way through which the company already transports over a million barrels of oil a day. The 33 day walk is sponsored by Sacred Water/Sacred Land and is taking place right now. The group invites individuals to join for a day or more and/or attend any number of events planned along the route.
The proposed pipeline, Line 66, would 1] pose a risk to the the health, integrity and vibrancy of the watersheds and habitats through which it ran; 2] facilitate the extreme extraction of fossil fuels in Alberta, an incredibly destructive rape of the land; and, 3] contribute to further climate disruption.
I don’t know much about Sacred Water/Sacred Land, but intend to check out the walk while it is traversing the St. Croix River watershed.