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Court hears appeal of state water quality permit for Enbridge's Line 3

Minnesota Court of Appeals will rule within 90 days whether the state Pollution Control Agency acted properly in issuing the permits

 

Jim Mone, Associated Press

Shown are pipes being stored for use on Enbridge's Line 3 construction project, which is now 60% completed.

An attorney for environmentalist groups argued Thursday before the Minnesota Court of Appeals why they think the state erred in granting water permits for Enbridge's controversial new pipeline.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) granted the permits to Enbridge in November, one of the last approvals the company needed to start construction on the $3 billion replacement for its Line 3.

The appellate court has 90 days to rule; the pipeline is 60% complete and is slated to ship oil in the fourth quarter.

https://www.startribune.com/court-hears-appeal-of-enbridge-line-3s-state-water-quality-permit/600066890/

 

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