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The (pipe)line that divided the people: Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI, Minn. — In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahe…continue reading on

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

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

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

Minn. county won’t see additional tax dollars with proposed Sandpiper route

August 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BEMIDJI, Minn. Beltrami County makes about $900,000 off Enbridge Energy each year, but no more funds will be funneling into county coffers if the Canadian company has its way. Continue Reading

Minnesota officials hear Enbridge pipeline plans

May 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CROOKSTON, Minn. Already Polk County’s biggest taxpayer at $2.7 million annually, Enbridge Pipelines soon may be paying twice that much. Continue Reading

2 Minn. refineries object to pipeline surcharge

November 29, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MINNEAPOLIS Two Minnesota oil refineries say they shouldn’t have to help pay for a pipeline from North Dakota to Wisconsin that they won’t use. Continue Reading