CEA’s Midwest Executive Director, Chris Ventura, talks about the latest extremist tactic designed to deny Minnesota’s families access to the energy they need to keep their bills affordable.

An out-of-touch environmental law firm is again utilizing extreme, perhaps-unscrupulous tactics to attempt to halt construction of the approved Line 3 pipeline. A one-of-a-kind resolution was recently drafted to, in the words of its authors, “recognize the legal rights of a plant species.” The species is the wild rice that Line 3 would crisscross far underground and not affect. The resolution calls for giving rice legal protections similarly held by people.

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