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...