“All Pipelines Considered” (January 28, 2021)
All Pipelines Considered,” a discussion with Dr. Phil Bellfy of the numerous planned and existing fossil fuel pipelines in the Upper Midwest and Great Plains. Bellfy is the State Chair of the Keep Our Lakes Great Ballot Committee that circulated a petition to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5, which crosses the Upper Peninsula and the Straits of Mackinac. He is also Professor Emeritus of American Indian Studies, Michigan State University, and an enrolled member of the White Earth Band of Minnesota Chippewa. Recently, he, and other American Indians, submitted a "Rule 19 Joinder" petition to the federal court dealing with the Enbridge v. Whitmer case over the future of Line 5. Bellfy will also talk about Enbridge’s Line 3, Keystone XL, and other controversial pipelines from an Indigenous perspective.