Minnesota health professionals implore Gov. Walz to delay pending Line 3 construction in the face of COVID-19 crisis.

Minnesota health professionals implore Gov. Walz to delay pending Line 3 construction in the face of COVID-19 crisis.
Minnesota health professionals implore Gov. Walz to delay pending Line 3 construction in the face of COVID-19 crisis.

Health professionals gathered outside the Minnesota governor’s mansion to urge the Walz administration to stop the pending construction of the Line 3 pipeline in Northern Minnesota.

Gov. Walz turns blind eye to pipeline construction: Health professionals warn this could spread COVID and accelerate dangerous climate change
Gov. Walz turns blind eye to pipeline construction: Health professionals warn this could spread COVID and accelerate dangerous climate change

Nearly 200 individual health professionals from across the state, and the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, have signed on to a petition calling on the governor and the Department of Health to issue an emergency stay on construction as a COVID-19 mitigation measure.