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Groups want Minnesota regulators to reconsider Sandpiper pipeline route

Three environmental groups and the White Earth Band of Ojibwe have asked state regulators to reconsider its decision on a proposed crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, arguing that environmental risks and tribal rights haven’t been fully considered. Requests by the band, Friends of the Headwaters, Honor the Earth, and the Carlton County Land Stewards set the stage for potential ...

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Enbridge pipeline seeks approval, route protests persist

Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Enbridge’s latest pipeline endeavors mostly concern the Sandpiper pipeline extension that runs from the Bakken oilfields to Superior, Wisconsin. On Thursday, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s public comment session for the pipeline ended. Enbridge plans to invest $5 billion in Minnesota alone for building and upgrading pipeline infrastructure. The pipeline will add 3,000 construction ...

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