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Enbridge Line 3 Oil Pipeline Project Wins Minn. Water Permit

Nov. 12, 2020, 9:10 PM

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency grants Enbridge so-called 401 Water Quality Certification to build its Line 3 Pipeline replacement through the state, according to letter posted on agency website.

  • “There is reasonable assurance that the activity will be conducted in a manner that will not violate applicable water quality standards”
  • Permit granted with 35 conditions
  • “Enbridge has now received all ten of the DNR permits and authorizations for the safety and maintenance focused Line 3 Replacement Project. The project still needs final permits and authorizations before construction can begin”: co. said in emailed statement
  • NOTE: Water permit is key to advancing...

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