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Enbridge purchase of stake in Bakken pipeline throws Sandpiper project up in the air | By Mike Hughlett |
Sandpiper pipeline future unclear as Enbridge buys into Dakota Access
August 7, 2016 |
Enbridge, which has been battling for approval of a Bakken crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota, has announced it will invest in a different pipeline from North Dakota, leaving the future of its Sandpiper line unclear.
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Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill: Company also directed to replace Minnesota’s Line 3
July 20, 2016 |
A settlement between pipeline company Enbridge and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois could have an impact on another Enbridge project in Minnesota and North Dakota.
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Enbridge Agrees to Pay Civil Penalties Over Pipeline Spills
July 20, 2016 |
Canada-based Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P.and Enbridge Inc., its parent company, announced they have signed a consent decree with EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice over the spills from the Line 6B pipeline in Marshall, Mich., in July 2010 and the Line 6A pipeline in Romeoville, Ill., in September 2010. Both lines are part of the Lakehead Pipeline system owned by Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of EEP.
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You have 20 days to comment on Enbridge Line 5 anchoring plan
August 08, 2016 |
Michigan is inviting public comment on an Enbridge Inc. request to install more screw anchor supports on its Line 5 oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac as stipulated by the company's legal agreement with the state.
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Goldman Downgrades Enbridge Energy Partners To Sell, Enbridge Inc To Neutral
July 15, 2016 |
Goldman has downgraded Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. to Sell and Enbridge Inc (USA) to Neutral due to project delays, more challenging fundamentals in the Bakken and oil sands regions, and increasingly strained financials.
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Enbridge, Enbridge Energy Partners downgraded at Goldman
July 20 2016 |
Goldman Sachs downgrades Enbridge to Neutral from Buy with a $42 price target, cut from $44, and Enbridge Energy Partners to Sell from Neutral with a $20 target, trimmed from $21, citing project delays, more challenging fundamentals in the Bakken and oil sands regions, and increasingly strained financials.
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Enbridge, Marathon Agree to Buy $2 Billion Bakken Pipe Stake
August 2, 2016 |
The Alberta Energy Regulator has introduced new rules that it says will ultimately remove unsightly and toxic tailings ponds from the oilsands mining region of northeastern Alberta.
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Multiple groups join pipeline opposition
August 4, 2016 |
A broad, multistate coalition of tribes, landowners and environmental groups has joined in support of a legal challenge to the Dakota Access Pipeline’s easements to cross the Missouri River in North Dakota.
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Spirit Camp protests pipeline during special session
August 2, 2016 |
Tribal members gathered on the state Capitol grounds Tuesday to protest the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline’s Missouri River crossing as lawmakers met to address a budget shortfall left by a drop in price of the very oil the pipeline project would carry.
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Former worker says lake at risk of oil leak, pipeline contractor defends workmanship
August 5, 2016 |
A former crew member on an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota claims that pipe installed under Lake Sakakawea was not properly inspected and he fears the lake could be at risk.
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Landowner reports pipeline crew for destructive practices
July 28, 2016 |
An area landowner's group continues to be concerned about the impact of the Dakota Access oil pipeline on the area farmland and environment.
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Natives at Sacred Stone Camp stand in path of Dakota Access Pipeline
August 10, 2016 |
Native Americans stood in the path of the Dakota Access Pipeline this morning, ready to halt crews from drilling beneath the Missouri River and endangering the water source of Indian Nations with crude oil. The action at the Camp of the Sacred Stones comes after Dakota and Lakota youths ran more than 1,500 miles from North Dakota and protested at the White House and in New York City over the weekend. The Native American youths carried the message of defending sacred water.
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Native American youths run across U.S. to defend sacred water
August 5, 2016 |
Native American youth runners from Standing Rock Nation in North Dakota ran across the country to DC to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline and defend sacred water. Back home, the Standing Rock Nation filed for a temporary restraining order to halt the pipeline construction, which is an immediate threat to the Missouri River.
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August 8, 2016 | Todd Erickson
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