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.
Court Reverses Regulators' Decision On Enbridge Pipeline's ImpactAn appeals court has reversed a decision by Minnesota utility regulators who approved the environmental impact statement for Enbridge Energy's Line 3 pipeline.
Walz Administration Renews Challenge To Line 3 Oil PipelineGov. Tim Walz says his administration has renewed its challenge to a regulatory panel's approval of Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Minnesota Regulators Stand By Line 3 Pipeline Approval AgainMinnesota utility regulators have granted a final green light to Enbridge Energy's proposed Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement.
Enbridge Spends Most In Minnesota On Lobbying, Report FindsThe company gained the commission's approval to replace the pipeline, which angered Native American tribes and climate change activists who say the project threatens fragile areas.
Companies Decry 'Valve Turners' Who Shut Down PipelinesJust last month four activists targeted an Enbridge oil pipeline in northern Minnesota. Several states are considering increasing fines and prison terms for such incidents and holding associated organizations legally accountable as well.