Standing Rock win echoes across the Great Lakes

Liz Kirkwood's opinion piece in the Record Eagle sends a message about defending the Great Lakes

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“Sunday marked a hard-earned victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe with the announced construction halt of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

The protest’s main message has resonated here in Michigan and around the globe because of its core truth: oil pipelines – new and old – threaten lands and waters that are vital, not just to tribal members but to all Americans.”

FLOW’s Executive Director, Liz Kirkwood, brings the Standing Rock victory home to Michigan in this opinion piece from the Record Eagle. The time has come to defend our water.

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Liz Kirkwood's opinion piece in the Record Eagle sends a message about defending the Great Lakes