Courtesy of Monica Padula Washington

Kalamazoo resident Monica Padula Washington says videos on social media that showed attacks on protestors in North Dakota inspired her to make the trip to Standing Rock. Padula Washington joined the protests in November. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The state has extended the deadline for companies to bid on work studying of Enbridge Line 5. That’s the oil and gas pipeline that runs under the Mackinac straits. 

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Senator Gary Peters says Syria is facing a humanitarian crisis and the U.S. should help refugees seeking a safe place. 

"STOCKBRIDGE TWP. — In a field that produced corn and wheat for generations, the industrial complex Enbridge calls Stockbridge Station is delivering a blend of oil wealth and woe to residents of Ingham County. Last year, Enbridge began erecting five massive steel tanks with the capacity to handle about 70 million gallons of the crude oil that is delivered continuously by pipeline 6B at a rate of 21 million gallons per day." (Lansing State Journal)

Jessica Clark was arrested in August and again in September protesting pipeline expansion