Enbridge Energy Ends Sandpiper Pipeline Plans

Enbridge Energy Partners has ended its plans to build the Sandpiper Pipeland. The company announced the withdrawal of state papers for theĀ $2.6B project amid controversy and outcry across Minnesota. The pipeline would have run from North Dakota, through Minnesota, to a terminal...

Meeting Explores Sandpiper Project’s Future

A pipeline project in the northern part of the United States is taking a new step. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is collecting information for writing an environmental impact statement over Enbridge Energy’s proposed Sandpiper route, which would move crude oil...

Pipeline Controversy

Enbridge’s plan to build a new pipeline that runs through Minnesota has raised concerns about pollution, and a certificate of need awarded to the project has created more concerns. Find out more about the story here.

Sandpiper Pipeline Stirs Up Controversy in Bemidji

The Sandpiper Pipeline would pump millions of barrels of oil through Minnesota and provide over one thousand jobs, but it’s already stirring up major controversy before a single pipe has been places. A public hearing in Bemidji was an outlet today for supporters and...

Groups Join Forces Against Sandpiper Oil Pipeline

Honor the Earth is continuing their fight against the Sandpiper oil pipeline, but this time, the environmental group is getting some help. Today, a crowd of people joined Winona LaDuke, the head of the Native American-led organization, to start the stop the Sandpiper alliance....

Judge Rules Tribal Treaties Don’t Apply To Oil Pipelines

An administrative law judge ruled that tribal treaties don’t give American Indians a say in choosing a route for the $2.6 billion dollar sandpiper oil pipeline. The Honor the Earth environmental group has argued in past months that historic treaties allow tribes to...

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