Minnesota

Minnesota Supreme Court Deals Win to Enbridge Line 3

Minnesota Supreme Court Deals Win to Enbridge Line 3

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals for a rerun of the state regulatory review of Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 replacement project involving the Minnesota leg of its crude pipeline, a key oil export conduit.

September 19, 2019
Minnesota Appeals Court Decision Could Extend Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Timeline

Minnesota Appeals Court Decision Could Extend Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Timeline

A Minnesota legal verdict Monday ordered additional environmental review for Enbridge Inc.’s oil export Line 3 pipeline replacement, raising fears that the one-year delay already holding back the $9-billion project will grow longer.

June 4, 2019

Enbridge Line 3 Replacement in Minnesota Inches Forward

Completion of Enbridge Inc.’s contested Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is a step closer but still delayed by a year until 2020 following an approval Tuesday by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

March 27, 2019

Minnesota Debates Promoting RNG, While SoCalGas Increases Supply

A proposed utility program in Minnesota that would let customers choose to pay a premium for renewable natural gas (RNG) has stirred up debate among renewable energy and climate change advocates seeking to phase out all fossil fuels.

February 15, 2019

Enbridge ‘Actively Working’ with Minnesota on Line 3 Oil Pipe Replacement

Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. said it is “actively working with the new administration” of Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on plans to replace a crude oil pipeline across the state’s northern tier, although it is still awaiting state and federal permits for the project.

January 29, 2019

Minnesota OKs Enbridge Crude Oil Line 3 Replacement

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has tentatively approved plans by Calgary-based Enbridge Energy Partners LP to replace a crude oil pipeline across the state’s northern tier.

October 31, 2018

Minnesota Regulators Urged to Support Enbridge Line 3 Replacement

Enbridge Energy Partners LP urged regulators with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) to reject calls for it to reconsider its authorization of a crude oil pipeline replacement project across the state’s northern tier.

October 11, 2018
ALJ Recommendation Would Sideline Planned Wisconsin Natural Gas-Fired Plant

ALJ Recommendation Would Sideline Planned Wisconsin Natural Gas-Fired Plant

An administrative law judge (ALJ) has recommended that regulators deny Minnesota Power’s proposal to develop the Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC), a 525 MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in Superior, WI.

July 6, 2018

Enbridge’s Controversial Oil Pipeline Replacement Approved by Minnesota Regulators

Enbridge Inc. set a second half 2019 target for completing the replacement of its aging Line 3 oil export pipeline after winning a hotly contested approval on Thursday from the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.

June 29, 2018
Enbridge Continues Push to Reroute Canadian Oil Export Pipeline in Minnesota

Enbridge Continues Push to Reroute Canadian Oil Export Pipeline in Minnesota

Enbridge Inc. has vowed to try again for state approval of a partial new route across Minnesota for the proposed replacement of its half century-old Line 3 oil export pipeline that runs from Alberta to the Midwest.

April 25, 2018