521 people live in Clearbrook, Minnesota. Fourteen percent of the country's crude oil flows through pipelines under their feet. Clearbrook is a terminal for pipelines heading from Canada and North Dakota to refineries in the Twin Cities, Superior, and Chicago. A planned expansion will soon allow more North Dakota crude to flow through the junction.
'Climate necessity defense' to be used in Duluth protest case
Three are on trial for an act of civil disobedience.