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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Pipeline Approved to Cross Minnesota

pipeline map
Enbridge Energy's "Alberta Clipper" pipeline
would run from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wis.
(MPR Graphic/Than Tibbetts)
from Minnesota Public Radio, "Minnesota PUC approves Canadian oil pipeline," by Stephanie Hemphill, Nov 25, 2008

Enbridge Energy received the go ahead today to build a big new pipeline to carry oil from Canada to refineries in Minnesota and elsewhere in the Midwest. Environmental groups say oil from the tar sands of Alberta is bad for the environment, because it puts out more pollutants and more global warming greenhouse gases, than conventional oil... more

If the line is built it will parallel existing pipelines. They cross the NCT somewhere near the Chippewa National Forest

Also see New oil pipeline across Minnesota approved from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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