Over 200 Activists, Celebrities, and Democratic Donors Demand Biden 'Reject Line 3'

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams

More than 200 activists, celebrities, Democratic donors, and environmentalists on Wednesday joined the Indigenous-led fight against Line 3 with a letter calling on President Joe Biden to cancel Enbridge’s tar sands pipeline project.

“Your presidency is a watershed in human history, the last chance to turn the tide before climate disruption spirals out of control,” the letter (pdf) begins, expressing gratitude for Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline on his first day in office.

Biden reversing the Trump administration’s approval of KXL, the letter says, “was about finally turning the tide with a resolute American commitment to serious, science-based climate action—a hallmark of your candidacy and, we believe, a pillar of your presidency.”

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