Tag: Line 3

Enbridge, DNR Responds to Line 3 Water Use Claims by Protestors

Minnesota — Protests continue against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline project and now Enbridge is responding to claims that they are using and displacing billions of gallons from the water systems and destroying wild rice beds in Northern Minnesota.  Paul Eberth, Director of Tribal Engagement for Enbridge, says what they DNR has permitted them to…
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July 26, 2021 0

Temporary Restraining Order Against Hubbard County Sheriff and Land Commissioner Granted

The Ninth District Court in Hubbard County, Minnesota, granted a temporary restraining order on July 23rd against Hubbard County Sheriff and Hubbard County Land Commissioner Mark “Chip” Lohmeier. The civil complaint was filed by indigenous environmentalists opposing the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline on July 16th. The complaint stated that a June 28th blockade…
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July 25, 2021 0

MN Court of Appeals Upholds PUC Decision on Enbridge Line 3 Project

Minnesota — Less than a week after dealing with hundreds of protestors at the Two Inlets Pumping Station near Park Rapids, challengers of the Line 3 pipeline project were dealt a big blow and Enbridge a big win. The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decision on the Certificate of Need.…
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June 16, 2021 0

Enbridge Line 3 Project Nearing Halfway Point

Minnesota — The Enbridge Line 3 replacement project continues to make good progress. In fact, just over three and a half months into the project and it is nearly 50% complete.  Enbridge Line 3 Communication Specialist Juli Kellner says this is a big milestone for Line 3 and crews managed to get it done despite…
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March 15, 2021 0

Three taken into custody in Carlton County

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/3/21) (Carlton County, MN) — Protestors of Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline were told to disperse while three were taken into custody in Carlton County on Monday. In a press release obtained from the Northern Lights Task Force, on Monday, February 1st at 3:30pm, Tribal officers from the Fond du Lac Police…
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February 3, 2021 0

Arrests made near Hill City construction site of Line 3 Pipeline

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/11/21) (Hill City, MN) — Arrests were made over the weekend in conjunction with protests at the construction site of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline just south of Hill City. According to a press release obtained from the Northern Lights Task Force, approximately 100 persons showed up first to the pipeline…
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January 11, 2021 0