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Minnesota Pipe Line Seeks To Expand Capacity

Minnesota Pipe Line Co. announced plans Thursday to nearly double the capacity of a crude oil pipeline that carries oil from Canada and North Dakota to the two refineries in the Twin Cities that produce most of Minnesota’s and much of Wisconsin’s transportation fuels.

04/17/2014

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Oil Tanker Train Leaves Messy Trail Along Mississippi River Route

It is expected to take several days to clean up the mess caused by a leaking Canadian Pacific oil tanker train. The train left a 65-mile long oil spill from Red Wing to Winona on Monday morning before the leak was finally detected and stopped.

02/06/2014

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Oil Pipeline In ND And MN Restarted After Leaks

Enbridge Inc. has resumed shipping crude oil through a pipeline between western North Dakota and northern Minnesota after two shutdowns within a week due to leaks.

05/08/2013

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CP Lowers Estimate Of Oil Spill In Western Minn.

Canadian Pacific says the rail line where a derailment and crude oil spill occurred in western Minnesota has been re-opened. The railroad says an inspection and track repairs are complete and a cleanup is progressing.

03/28/2013

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14 Train Cars Derail In Otter Tail County, Some Spilling Oil

Authorities say 14 cars of a Canadian Pacific Railroad have derailed in western Minnesota and at least three have spilled or leaked crude oil.

03/27/2013

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14 Cars Derail In Otter Tail County

Sheriff’s officials say 14 cars of a train carrying crude oil derailed in western Minnesota and spilled some of its load.

03/27/2013