Following a hearing Tuesday night in Hallock, the Public Utilities Commission has hearings set for Wednesday in Thief River Falls and Cass Lake, and Thursday in Floodwood and Duluth.
Authorities say a 31-year-old worker from northern Minnesota died after an accident at a gas pipeline construction site in far eastern Ohio. Investigators from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department say the man was driving a pipe loader on a hill Thursday and tried to jump from it when he thought it was sliding into a ditch.
A Canadian pipeline company is holding meetings this week in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin on a proposed pipeline designed to move crude out of western North Dakota’s booming oil patch.
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.
A Minnesota company has been fined $2,000 for hitting an oil pipeline while workers were installing new sewer and water lines near Dickinson.
A Colorado firm wants to build an oil pipeline from western North Dakota’s booming oil patch to a pipeline hub in northern Minnesota.