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Property owners air concerns about Dakota Access Pipeline

Some landowners worried about the effect an oil pipeline slated to slice through eastern South Dakota could have on their property plan to make their concerns known. The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission is currently reviewing an application to authorize the Dakota Access Pipeline. The proposed line would run from North Dakota to Illinois, cutting through portions of eastern South ...

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Enbridge argues for northern Minnesota pipeline as protesters say ‘No’

Enbridge Energy told regulators Wednesday that its proposed $2.6 billion pipeline across northern Minnesota is needed to carry North Dakota’s oil, can be operated safely and likely will reduce the frequency of oil trains across the state. “First and foremost the project will benefit Minnesota’s rail system, both its efficiency and its safety,” said Enbridge attorney Christine Brusven before a ...

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Bakken opponents gather at Bridge View

OTTUMWA — Pam Alexander’s worries about the proposed Bakken pipeline started when she learned the path cuts across her famland. “My first concern was when I got the letter to landowners. I didn’t want my personal property going to a private company. Then, when I learned they could take it using eminent domain, that worried me,” she said. Alexander said ...

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PSC considering proposed pipelines in northwest North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota regulators are deciding on two energy pipelines proposed in McKenzie and Williams counties. The state Public Service Commission says Hess North Dakota Pipelines LLC wants to build a crude oil pipeline and a natural gas liquids pipeline. Officials say they would connect Bakken production fields south of Lake Sakakawea to existing processing and truck facilities ...

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Public hearing on proposed oil pipeline scheduled in Crosby

CROSBY, N.D. — North Dakota’s Public Service Commission is holding a public hearing in Crosby on Monday on a proposed oil pipeline in Divide and Burke counties. Meadowlark Midstream Co. has submitted an application for the proposed 46-mile-long Global Stampede Pipeline. It would have the capacity to move 50,000 barrels of crude per day, from a pump station near Fortuna ...

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Report due on oil pipeline effects in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota officials will learn more this week about the health, economic and environmental effects of pipelines carrying crude oil from North Dakota and Canada through Minnesota. A recent report prepared by several state agencies shows about 3.3 million barrels of crude oil cross Minnesota every day. About 80 percent of that oil is being transported by ...

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Pipeline foes appeal to Nebraska lawmakers in testy hearing

LINCOLN, Neb. — Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline appealed to Nebraska lawmakers on Wednesday in their latest effort to overturn the state law that allowed former Gov. Dave Heineman to approve a route through the state. About 60 landowners and activists rallied at the state Capitol in Lincoln as pipeline developer TransCanada Corp. defended its use of eminent domain ...

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Iowa lawmakers urge independent environmental study for Bakken Pipeline

DES MOINES — Several Iowa lawmakers are calling for an independent environmental study of a proposed crude oil pipeline through Iowa financed by the Texas company requesting a permit to build the Bakken Pipeline. The Iowa Utilities Board should commission the study, and use the finding to inform whether to grant or refuse Dakota Access, LLC.’s permit request, according to ...

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