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Oil pipeline protesters interrupt Minnesota water summit

Oil pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's water summit

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton asked more than 800 people attending his inaugural Water Summit on Saturday to brainstorm ideas for solving Minnesota’s water quality challenges, but not before opponents of the proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline interrupted his remarks to urge him to play a greater role in scrutinizing the project. Just after Dayton took the ...

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Public can weigh in on Sandpiper oil pipeline

St. Cloud-area residents have a chance Friday to voice an opinion on whether a proposed pipeline should be built to carry crude oil across Minnesota. This will be the last stop in a series of public hearings on the proposed Sandpiper project, a $2.6 billion pipeline Enbridge Energy wants to build to deliver light crude from the Bakken fields of ...

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Sandpiper hearing is Wednesday in Bemidji

BEMIDJI — Enbridge Energy officials discussed this week’s hearings on the Sandpiper crude oil pipeline planned to run through northern Minnesota — including one in Bemidji Wednesday — during an interview with the Pioneer on Tuesday. The hearings are part of an ongoing process where Enbridge will need to prove to state officials at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission that ...

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FERC approves sandpiper pipeline tariff structure

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John Bestoloffe , Shale Plays Media Natural Gas Intelligence reported today that Enbridge was given the green light for the sandpiper project. This pipeline will provide many Bakken crude producers easier access to downstream markets. The 610 mile pipeline will be 24 inches in diameter and start from Beaver Lodge, just south of Tioga, ND and run to Clearbrook, MN. ...

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Friends of the Headwaters wants Sandpiper route out of lakes country: Minnesota PUC accepting comment through April 4

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By Sarah Smith, Forum News Service  PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — The group Friends of the Headwaters is taking a two-pronged approach to the Sandpiper Pipeline slated to be built through part of Hubbard County. Foremost, the group wants the pipeline moved out of Minnesota’s pristine lakes country, said co-founder Richard Smith. In case the group is unsuccessful in that mission, it ...

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Hearings set for Enbridge pipeline expansion

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By: John Myers The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is holding public hearings this week on the second phase of a proposed expansion of the Enbridge Energy Alberta Clipper pipeline. Part of a $1.2 billion expansion project for the line, the proposed upgrades would increase the line’s capacity about 40 percent to 800,000 barrels per day, mostly by increasing capacity at several ...

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Company gets shipping commitments on N.D. pipeline

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 Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian company has obtained shipping commitments from oil companies to use the largest-capacity pipeline proposed to date to transport North Dakota crude. Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge Energy is proposing the $2.6 billion, 612-mile Sandpiper pipeline to carry 225,000 barrels of North Dakota oil daily to a hub in northern Minnesota and 375,000 barrels to ...

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Proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline draws concerns at North Dakota PSC hearing

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By: Kyle Potter, INFORUM GRAND FORKS – One North Dakota man worried aloud whether a spill from Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper crude pipeline – a stretch of which would be buried in the bed of the Red River south of Grand Forks – would ruin the town’s drinking water supply. Another said constructing the project on its proposed route could irreparably ...

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Company proposes oil pipeline from the Bakken to Wisconsin

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By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY Fargo, N.D. (WDAY TV) -Safety concerns and questions are brewing about a proposed pipeline that would move North Dakota oil to Minnesota and Wisconsin. Enbridge Energy is proposing the $2.6 billion Sandpiper Pipeline. It would stretch 612 miles, starting in the Bakken and ending in Superior, Wis. Officials say there’s a shortage of pipeline capacity out ...

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