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August 3, 2016

Enbridge Energy says it's buying a stake in the Bakken Pipeline System, leaving unclear the future of the controversial Sandpiper line the company has proposed across northern Minnesota. READ THE ARTICLE HERE


September 15, 2015

MinnPost article provides a good synopsis of the courts decision to take a step back.  It is becoming apparent that citizens are making a difference by staying involved for water resource protection!  READ THE ARTICLE HERE

Sandpiper Map - November 2014


September 14, 2015

Minnesota Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Public Utilities Commission may not approve a location for the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline without first completing environmental review of the project. The Court concluded that “MEPA requires an environmental impact statement to be completed before a final decision is made to grant or deny a certificate of need.”  READ THE COURTS DECISION

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Proposed Sandpiper Pipeline route interferes with wild rice lakes:Wild Rice Lakes
PROPOSED ALTERNATE ROUTE which is the VIKING NATURAL GAS LINE IN RED THRU BECKER COUNTY:

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MAP - pipeline thumb - DL Newspaper - 10042014