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Some of these permits are specifically about water protection. The MPCA must decide whether to issue final water quality permits by mid-November, the Star Tribune of Minneapolis reported. Calgary-based Enbridge has already replaced the segments in Canada, North Dakota and Wisconsin. The multibillion-dollar Line 3 Replacement Program is the largest project in Enbridge history. The new Line 3 will comprise the newest and most advanced pipeline technology—and provide much needed incremental capacity to support Canadian crude oil production growth, and U.S. and Canadian refinery demand.. The $2.9-billion U.S. portion of the Line 3 Replacement Program, known as the Line 3 Replacement Project, consists of replacing existing 34-inch pipe with new 36-inch pipe for 13 miles in North Dakota, 337 miles in Minnesota, and 14 miles in Wisconsin: Line 3 has been, and continues to be, an essential component of Enbridge’s pipeline transportation network to deliver the crude oil needed by refiners, and used by residents. The new Line 3 will comprise the newest and most advanced pipeline technology—and provide much needed incremental capacity to support Canadian crude oil production growth, and U.S. and Canadian refinery demand. The Line 3 replacement may now begin service in mid to late 2021, Stifel FirstEnergy analyst Ian Gillies said. The new Line 3 will comprise the newest and most advanced pipeline technology—and provide much needed incremental capacity to support Canadian crude oil production growth, and U.S. and Canadian refinery demand. The two permits were linked to a wetland near Trail in Polk County and include provisions to protect the wetland. The $2.9-billion U.S. portion of the Line 3 Replacement Program, known as the Line 3 Replacement Project, consists of replacing existing 34-inch pipe with new 36 … The opponents say the Canadian tar sands oil that the new line would carry would aggravate climate change, while threatening pristine waters in northern Minnesota where Native Americans harvest wild rice.
Line 3 runs from Alberta to Enbridge's terminal in Superior, Wisconsin. On your next visit, you'll find a shortcut to this page in the main menu. The pipeline, now 34 inches in diameter, will be replaced with a 36-inch-in-diameter line. About 400 construction workers recently packed up their tools and departed the northeastern corner of North Dakota. On May 1, 2020, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) reissued the project's Certificate of Need and Route Permit for Minnesota; the written orders can be viewed here. At present, Line 3 runs from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wis. This page has been added to your list of favorites. That ongoing tax revenue is vital for smaller communities. Line 3 runs from Alberta, Canada, to Enbridge’s terminal in the city of Superior. The company wants to replace the entire line, which was built in the 1960s, because the older sections are corroding, so the pipeline can run at only half its original capacity. Enbridge is building a qualified skilled labor force for the Line 3 Replacement Project, and is engaging Tribal and native owned businesses to help this effort. Enbridge’s now-complete L3R Tribal Cultural Resources Survey the largest of its kind. On a separate track, the state Commerce Department has gone to the Minnesota Court of Appeals to challenge the approval of the overall project by the independent Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. This page has been added to your list of favorites.
LaFave wrote that the challengers “failed to prove” both that the project would permanently impact water quality and wetlands; and that the MPCA and Enbridge had undercounted the amount of wetlands that would be affected. After the construction phase, Enbridge's goal is to restore the affected area to as close to pre-construction condition as possible. Click to remove it from your list. We're doing everything we can to protect the health and safety of our employees and the public. A new 36-inch diameter pipeline will replace the existing 34-inch diameter pipeline along most of the Line 3 route. “We’re happy to have them all here.”, Adds Judy, who has farmed with her husband Mike for 35 years near Drayton: “Enbridge brings economic traffic to our community. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued a Certificate of Need and Route Permit to Enbridge for construction of the Line 3 Pipeline Replacement. That’s why we contact communities, landowners, emergency responders, and other groups near our pipelines and facilities on an ongoing basis. They fuel our cars, heat our homes, power industry, schools and hospitals, and are turned into hundreds of consumer goods, from clothing to cosmetics to cellphones. L3RP testimonial videos: Construction and the economy, Top 10 Reasons the L3RP is vital to Minnesota and the Midwest. Safety and reliability are built into Enbridge's energy infrastructure before, during and after the construction process. Line 3, built in the 1960s, carries less oil than it was designed for because of age and corrosion. Enbridge Energy (Enbridge) is proposing to construct a new oil pipeline in Minnesota to replace its existing Line 3 pipeline. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota pollution regulators properly considered the construction impacts of Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace the 337-mile segment of its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline that crosses the state, an administrative law judge ruled Friday in a blow to environmental and tribal groups fighting the project. Enbridge is working with the appropriate authorities to secure permits and approvals at the federal, state and local levels before the start of construction.

Line 3 runs from Alberta, Canada, to Enbridge’s terminal in Superior, Wisconsin. Line 3 Replacement Program The multibillion-dollar Line 3 Replacement Program is the largest project in Enbridge history.

Calgary-based Enbridge has already replaced the segments in Canada, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Save time by adding this page to your list of favorites. Together, we help fuel quality of life for millions of people in North America. . With proper design, construction, operation and maintenance, pipelines have a very long life. Click to remove it from your list. Calgary-based Enbridge has already replaced the segments in Canada, North Dakota and Wisconsin. The L3RP, with a US$2.9-billion American component, will help ensure that Minnesota and the surrounding region are connected to secure, reliable and growing supplies of North American crude. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has granted Enbridge a Certificate of Need and a Route Permit for Line 3 replacement. The infographic below shows a map and timeline for the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project. This $2.6-billion private investment in the state will bring 4,200 family-sustaining construction jobs and an estimated $162 million in construction related gain for local economies at a time when Northern Minnesota needs it most. Enbridge has proudly been fueling quality of life in the Upper Midwest for 70 years. The initial capacity would be about 760,000 barrels per day. Enbridge has said that the old pipeline is corroding and its capacity has been cut in half. These rotating dashboards offer a real-time look at what we're doing today to move the energy everyone needs.