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Tar Sands Oil Pipeline through Northwest Indiana?

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Host Kathy Sipple speaks with Nicole Barker, Executive Director, and Nathan Pavlovic, Land and Advocacy Specialist at Save the Dunes about the oil pipeline company Enbridge Energy and their plans to construct approximately 60 miles of new pipeline for the transportation of tar sands through Northwest Indiana. The construction will involve excavating approximately 30 rivers and streams in the Lake Michigan Watershed and impacting wetlands along over 4 miles of the pipeline’s length. 

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  2. Attend a public hearing Thursday, August 23rd: Representatives of Save the Dunes will discuss plans for the pipeline and highlight opportunities for public input on the proposal, including a public hearing hosted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Thursday, August 23rd at 4 PM in Meeting Room B of the Valparaiso Public Library.

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