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Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Honor the Earth takes Sandpiper protest to Brainerd

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — Honor the Earth, a group calling for rerouting Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline away from northern Minnesota, brought its outreach events to Brainerd on Thursday.
The group waved signs just west of the Washington S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Nolan: Move Sandpiper line to the south

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BRAINERD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan voiced opposition Thursday to Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline route, which would cut across northern Minnesota.
Citing environmental and economic concerns, the Minnesota Democrat issued a stat…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sandpiper pipeline route spares Oakville prairie: Plans approved North Dakota PSC avoids natural reserve area

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Academics at the University of North Dakota breathed a collective sigh of relief when the North Dakota Public Service Commission approved a Sandpiper oil pipeline route last week that skirts valuable research prairie.
Oakville Prairi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND says pipeline threatens prairie research

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — What looks like a flat piece of land is actually a treasure trove in the eyes of the University of North Dakota’s grassland ecologist, Kathryn Yurkonis.

“I saw my first snowy owl this past fall out there,” she said. “It’s …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND says pipeline threatens prairie research

March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — What looks like a flat piece of land is actually a treasure trove in the eyes of the University of North Dakota’s grassland ecologist, Kathryn Yurkonis.

“I saw my first snowy owl this past fall out there,” she said. “It’s …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Enbridge runs through spill drill ahead of Sandpiper project

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The scenario would be, to put it lightly, catastrophic.

It’s a warm day, with a slight wind coming from the northwest. Sometime in the middle of the morning, an excavator accidently breaches a pipeline carrying crude oil near the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Forum addresses concerns about Sandpiper pipeline

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — Environmental concerns were among the issues addressed this week at a forum about the proposed Enbridge Sandpiper oil pipeline.
About 40 people gathered Wednesday at Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids to hear information about the…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tentative hearing dates set for Sandpiper Pipeline project

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Public Service Commission has set tentative hearing dates and locations for Enbridge’s proposed Sandpiper Pipeline that would carry oil from western North Dakota to Wisconsin.

The 612-mile pipeline would consist of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sandpiper pipeline critics plan two public sessions

November 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

DULUTH, Minn. – Opponents of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper pipeline are holding two sessions Thursday to discuss how to best affect public policy on the project.

The sessions are set for 3 to 5 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Duluth continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com