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March 19, 2017
COMMENTARY: Enbridge: We remain committed to protecting the environment
Several portions of a March 5 commentary by Winona LaDuke ("An unhappy anniversary: Remembering March 3, 1991") require a response to provide readers more complete information about our Line 3 Replacement Project. Unfortunately, too much information presented by others about Enbridge's...
March 19, 2017 - 9:07am
March 7, 2017
In another oil pipeline plan, controversy heats up at Enbridge hearing
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Conflicting narratives collided Tuesday at the Sanford Center, where pro- and anti-oil pipeline groups voiced support and...
March 7, 2017 - 9:09pm
Pipeline opponents, supporters gather in Bemidji for meeting on Enbridge expansion request
BEMIDJI—Conflicting narratives collided Tuesday at the Sanford Center, where pro- and anti-oil pipeline groups voiced support and concerns...
March 7, 2017 - 7:56pm
COMMENTARY: Move forward with Line 67 expansion
Safe and reliable. Economic benefits. These are phrases that come to mind when thinking about energy transportation. In America, we're blessed to have convenient access to energy like petroleum that is cost efficient and integral to our everyday lives, but we need to take action to...
March 7, 2017 - 5:03am
March 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: Winona LaDuke: Happy anniversary, Minnesota: Largest inland oil spill in U.S. was in March 3, 1991
Most Minnesotans don't realize that we boast the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history. On March 3, 1991, the Line 3 pipeline ruptured near...
March 6, 2017 - 6:00pm
March 2, 2017
Pipeline meeting expected to draw large crowd to Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A U.S. Department of State meeting in Bemidji meant to allow public comment on a proposed oil pipeline expansion may draw activists...
March 2, 2017 - 6:45pm
February 23, 2017
UPDATED: Bemidji police investigating shots fired at Enbridge building, no one hurt
BEMIDJI -- Police are investigating after shots were fired at the front door and windows of the Enbridge’s Bemidji office. According to a news...
February 23, 2017 - 6:59pm
February 21, 2017
Shut Enbridge pipeline to be drained for several days after leak
CALGARY, Alberta—Part of the shut Enbridge Inc 2A pipeline will need to be drained for several days, Canada's National Energy Board said...
February 21, 2017 - 4:08pm
January 11, 2017
Enbridge may face tough legal battle in Wis. to keep 60-year-old pipeline running
CALGARY, Alberta—Enbridge Inc. may be set for a bruising legal battle in Wisconsin after a Native American tribe voted against renewing...
January 11, 2017 - 10:54am
January 6, 2017
Bad River Band wants Enbridge pipeline off reservation
ODANAH, Wis. — The Bad River Tribal Council has taken formal action to kick the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline off reservation land. The band government voted to not renew easement rights of way for the pipeline that runs from Superior east across Michigan. The band also called...
January 6, 2017 - 4:04pm
January 5, 2017
Questions and answers on Line 3 project
CASS LAKE—Concerned community members gathered Wednesday to discuss the proposed replacement of Line 3 an oil pipeline owned by energy company Enbridge. The informal meeting, held by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, was the first of four and was...
January 5, 2017 - 9:26am
December 30, 2016
Tribal meetings focused on Line 3 announced
CASS LAKE -- The Leech Lake Tribe in coordination with the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe will hold a meeting to gather concerns of tribal members regarding Enbridge pipelines on the Leech Lake reservation and the 1855 treaty territory from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 4 at the Facility Center in Cass...
December 30, 2016 - 8:05am
December 24, 2016
COMMENTARY: Enbridge meeting coverage lacking in context
I'm writing in response to the Bemidji Pioneer's coverage of an Enbridge event on Dec. 13 ("'You couldn't hear, you couldn't sit') to provide additional perspective of events that evening. While it is true that activists were asked to leave the event following disruptive outbursts,...
December 24, 2016 - 6:45pm
Enbridge stalls on Dakota Access purchase
DULUTH — Enbridge is giving itself some breathing room before closing on a deal to buy a stake in the contentious and stalled Dakota Access pipeline. Enbridge Energy Partners L.P. and its joint venture partner Marathon Petroleum Corp. now have until March 31 to back out of the deal,...
December 24, 2016 - 12:59pm
December 21, 2016
Attorney for anti-pipeline activists argues for dismissal
BAGLEY -- Two Washington state women accused of tampering with Enbridge pipeline valves will return to Minnesota to give testimony regarding a motion to dismiss the charges.
December 21, 2016 - 5:26pm