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DNR, MPCA balk on Line 3

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are committed to a fair, efficient, and thorough review of Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement Project applications.

After reviewing the Minnesota Court of Appeals’ ruling regarding the Environmental Impact Statement for the Line 3 project, both agencies have determined that, consistent with state law, they may not take final action on the applications pending before them until the Public Utilities Commission addresses the EIS deficiency identified in the court’s remand.

Recognizing that state law both allows an...

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