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Enbridge pipeline replacement gets conditional approval

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Canada’s National Energy Board has granted conditional approval to a massive Enbridge Inc., project to replace a pipeline that would enable more Canadian crude to flow into the U.S. The $7.5-billion Line 3 Replacement project involves rebuilding a 1031-mile (1,660-kilometer) pipeline that’s nearly a half-century old and has had several ruptures over the years. The pipeline ...

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Minnesota regulators set 12 public meetings on oil pipelines

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators plan a dozen public meetings on Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline across northern Minnesota and its plan to replace its Line 3 pipeline. The meetings will deal with the scope of an upcoming environmental review. Sandpiper would carry North Dakota light crude to Enbridge’s terminal in Superior, Wisconsin, while the Line 3 ...

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Wanted: A path forward for Sandpiper

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A badly needed pipeline to haul Bakken crude across North Dakota and northern Minnesota was waylaid and cast into uncertainty in September by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Just three months earlier, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission had issued a “certificate of need” for the project known as Sandpiper. But the commission should have required the completion of an Environmental ...

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Pipeline protesters arrested at Enbridge office

DULUTH, Minn. — Police say seven people protesting an oil pipeline project in northern Minnesota were arrested after they refused to leave an Enbridge Energy office in Duluth. WDIO-TV reports the seven were taken to the St. Louis County Jail Monday afternoon on possible charges of trespassing. Duluth police say those arrested were part of a march and rally against ...

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Supporters, critics attend Enbridge pipeline meetings in Carlton

CARLTON — Enbridge Energy’s plans to build a new 1,000-mile oil pipeline from western Canada to Superior drew both praise and criticism Wednesday at an early round of public meetings. Noontime and evening sessions were held here as the so-called Line 3 replacement project begins to wind through the regulatory process. The meetings were sponsored by the Minnesota Public Utilities ...

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Regulators plan community meetings in August about pipeline replacement in northern Minnesota

State regulators said Monday that a series of public meetings will be held next month in 11 northern Minnesota communities along a proposed $2.1 billion, 337-mile crude oil pipeline intended to replace an older line through the region. The public meetings about Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 replacement project will begin Aug. 11 in Hallock and Newfolden, Minn., and continue until ...

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