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Enbridge Energy

Jun 20, 2023

Judge gives Enbridge 3 years to close oil pipeline on tribal land in Wisconsin

A federal judge has given Enbridge three years to shut down parts of an oil pipeline that crosses reservation land and ordered the energy company to pay a Native American tribe more than $5 million for trespassing.

Oct 18, 2021

Enbridge fails to meet aquifer cleanup deadline in Minnesota

Enbridge has failed to meet a deadline set by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for cleaning up a site where an aquifer ruptured during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline, DNR officials said.

Aug 23, 2021

Minnesota asks federal court to block Line 3 tribal lawsuit

The state of Minnesota has gone to federal court to block a lawsuit over Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline project from proceeding in tribal court.

Jul 15, 2021

Line 3 pipeline opponents appeal to Minnesota Supreme Court

Tribal and environmental groups opposed to Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline project asked the Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn a lower court decision affirming the approvals granted by independent regulators that allowed construction to begin last December.

Jan 12, 2021

Enbridge rejects Michigan’s demand to shut down oil pipeline

Enbridge said on Tuesday it would defy Michigan's demand to shut down an oil pipeline that runs through a channel linking two of the Great Lakes, contending that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's decision was made as a result of bad information and political posturing.

Jan 11, 2021

8 arrested in Minnesota protest over Line 3 pipeline project

Eight people were arrested in a protest to oppose construction of the Enbridge Energy Line 3 oil pipeline replacement in northern Minnesota, authorities said.

Jul 24, 2019

Wisconsin tribe sues Enbridge to force pipeline removal

Members of a Native American tribe in Wisconsin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday in hopes of forcing Enbridge Inc. to remove sections of a major pipeline that runs across their reservation, arguing it's becoming more likely the aging line will rupture and cause catastrophic environmental damage.

Jun 27, 2019

Wisconsin Supreme Court backs Enbridge in Dane County case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Canadian company Enbridge Energy doesn't need to carry additional insurance for a pipeline project in Dane County, despite the local government's insistence that it do so lest there be an accidental spill.

Jul 20, 2016

Enbridge reaches $176M agreement for 2010 oil spill

Enbridge Energy Partners has reached a $176 million settlement for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history — a pipeline rupture in southwestern Michigan that polluted a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River, federal officials said Wednesday.

Jun 30, 2016

Sierra Club loses appeal over permit for Enbridge pipeline (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the government in a dispute over an oil pipeline that runs through a national forest in Michigan's Oscoda County.

Feb 23, 2016

Environmental group threatens lawsuit over Mackinac pipeline

An environmental group is threatening to sue the federal government over a Great Lakes oil pipeline.

Feb 9, 2016

Landowners sue Enbridge over spill insurance

A group of Wisconsin landowners is suing Enbridge to force the company to carry spill insurance on a pipeline that will carry Canadian tar sands oil across the state.

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