Ojibwe Bands File Motion To Stay Utility Commission's Approval Of Enbridge Pipeline ProjectTwo Ojibwe bands have filed a motion asking Minnesota state regulators to halt the impending construction to replace Enbridge Energy's Line 3 pipeline, a move that would leave open the possibility that the project could yet be shut down by the courts.
Minnesota Regulatory Panel Issues Another Approval For Disputed Oil PipelineA Minnesota regulatory panel on Tuesday signed off on Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota, leaving only one minor state permit to go before construction can begin.
Enbridge Completes 12-Mile North Dakota Stretch Of Line 3Enbridge Energy officials said Wednesday they have completed a small section of its Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project in North Dakota, leaving only the Minnesota stretch that has been challenged by state officials and others.
Commerce Commissioner Under Fire For Appealing Enbridge Energy Line 3 DecisionA member of Gov. Tim Walz's cabinet faced sharp questioning at a confirmation hearing Friday for approving an appeal over a controversial pipeline project in a dispute that could cost him his job.
Walz Administration Keeps Up Fight Against Line 3 Crude Oil PipelineGov. Tim Walz's administration said Tuesday it will appeal the latest approvals by state utility regulators for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its old and corroding Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Public Utilities Commission Puts Line 3 Oil Pipeline Back On TrackThe state Public Utilities Commission voted 3-1 to approve an updated environmental impact statement for the $2.6 billion project.
Regulators Revisit Environmental Review For Line 3 PipelineEnvironmental and tribal activists urged the Public Utilities Commission to reconsider its earlier approvals and kill the project, saying climate change has reached a crisis stage. But the project’s supporters, including union construction workers, testified it’s time to let Enbridge complete the $2.6 billion project.
No Major Impacts On Lake Superior Found From Line 3 PipelineLine 3 carries Canadian crude from Alberta and clips a corner of North Dakota on its way across Minnesota to Enbridge's terminal.
Enbridge Offers To Settle Bad River's Pipeline LawsuitEnbridge Energy has offered the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa at least $24 million to settle a lawsuit the tribe filed to shut down and remove the Line 5 pipeline from its reservation.
Minnesota Regulators Restart Line 3 Pipeline Review ProcessState utility regulators on Tuesday unfroze the approval process for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, directing a state agency to fix the deficiencies identified by a court in the project's environmental review.
Regulators To Revisit Enbridge Energy Line 3 Oil Pipeline DisputeMinnesota utility regulators are preparing to discuss restarting the approval process for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Water Certification Denied For Line 3; Refiling ExpectedMinnesota pollution regulators have denied a water quality certification for Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 upgrade, but it may be a short-lived victory for opponents of the project.
Minnesota Supreme Court Rejects Line 3 Pipeline ChallengesThe Minnesota Supreme Court has declined to take up challenges by tribal and conservation groups to the environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Fight Highlights Democratic DilemmasA divisive fight over the future of a crude-oil pipeline across Minnesota is pinning presidential candidates between environmentalists and trade unions in a 2020 battleground state, testing their campaign promises to ease away from fossil fuels.
Enbridge Energy Line 3 Pipeline Project Hits Another Minn. ObstacleEnbridge Energy's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project's permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved.