Excerpt from Judge Lipman Recommendation: “The hearing record makes clear that having the support of a willing pipeline developer matters – particularly if Minnesota is to obtain pipeline proposals that reflect sound financial, engineering and...
News & Updates
Business, agriculture, labor and thousands of Minnesotans who are enthusiastically supporting the safe transportation of North Dakota Crude oil scored an important victory yesterday, when an Administrative Law Judge found that Minnesota needs the proposed Enbridge "Sandpiper" line. The Judge, after reading thousands of pages of filed arguments, listened to dozens of hours of public testimony from hundreds of witnesses, the vast majority of whom supported the line, issued the order yesterday. The Minnesota Ag/Energy Alliance strongly supports this ruling and encourages the Public Utilities Commission to do the same at its earliest possible opportunity.
A proposal to reroute freight trains carrying volatile Bakken crude oil through Crystal and into downtown Minneapolis has raised concerns among communities along the rail line. BNSF and Canadian Pacific tracks cross in Crystal, and the two railroads have proposed...
A decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries....
MINNEAPOLIS -- With a report on the Sandpiper pipeline project’s certificate of need coming in April, Enbridge CEO Al Monaco spoke on his company’s involvement in energy transportation in Minnesota here Friday. Monaco made a half-hour long presentation at the...
FARGO, N.D. — The furious pace of energy exploration in North Dakota is creating a crisis for farmers whose grain shipments have been held up by a vast new movement of oil by rail, leading to millions of dollars in agricultural losses and slower production for...
The Line 3 Replacement:
MN Petroleum Marketers Association
Minnesota Farm Bureau
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Minnesota Agrigrowth Council
Minnesota Retailers Association
United Association representing pipefitters, welders, plumbers and service technicians
Minnesota Petroleum Council (API)
Marathon Ashland Petroleum
MN Service Station and Convenience Store Association
Midwest Food Processors Association
United Piping, Inc.
Avery Pipeline Services Inc.
Lake Superior Consulting
Minnesota Grain and Feed Association