The upgrade would expand or add new pumping stations to increase the line’s capacity by 40% to 800,000 barrels per day. The pipeline runs 285 miles through northern Minnesota.
Updated: June 12, 2014, - 08:33 PM
A remote wetland near Itasca State Park, already undercut by three crude oil pipelines, is one of several fragile, isolated habitats along the proposed path of the 610-mile Sandpiper crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Updated: June 09, 2014, - 03:17 PM
The EPA cited the state’s efforts as an example for others to follow as new regulations regarding greenhouse gases and clean energy goals are set.
Updated: June 03, 2014, - 05:42 AM
In a glimpse into the Obama administration’s approach to curbing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the U.S. Environmental Protection...
Updated: May 28, 2014, - 10:21 PM
A rupture of a natural gas pipeline in northwestern Minnesota cut gas supplies to 900 customers in the cities of...
Updated: May 27, 2014, - 09:35 PM
American Indian group had sought to block the $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Updated: May 22, 2014, - 06:49 AM
The measure raises $6.4 million to improve training for a transport-related accident.
Updated: May 16, 2014, - 11:01 PM
Scaled-back boost means many customers of state’s largest gas company will see a small refund.
Updated: May 08, 2014, - 09:07 PM
Indian rights lawyers argue that a Sandpiper spill could endanger their rights to gather wild rice.
Updated: May 07, 2014, - 10:48 PM