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Enbridge and Fond du Lac Line 4 pipeline approved


August 30, 2019

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved the Enbridge Energy Line 4 project on Aug. 22, a move the pipeline company applauded as its Line 3 pipeline continues to move at a snail’s pace through the state approval process and the courts.

As part of the agreement between the pipeline company and the Band regarding the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project, Enbridge plans to relocate a portion of the Line 4 pipeline that currently crosses the reservation.

Enbridge’s Line 4 oil pipeline — which was built in the early 1970s — carries 796,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta...

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