Tag: Enbridge

Enbridge, DNR Responds to Line 3 Water Use Claims by Protestors

Minnesota — Protests continue against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline project and now Enbridge is responding to claims that they are using and displacing billions of gallons from the water systems and destroying wild rice beds in Northern Minnesota.  Paul Eberth, Director of Tribal Engagement for Enbridge, says what they DNR has permitted them to…
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July 26, 2021 0

Temporary Restraining Order Against Hubbard County Sheriff and Land Commissioner Granted

The Ninth District Court in Hubbard County, Minnesota, granted a temporary restraining order on July 23rd against Hubbard County Sheriff and Hubbard County Land Commissioner Mark “Chip” Lohmeier. The civil complaint was filed by indigenous environmentalists opposing the expansion of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline on July 16th. The complaint stated that a June 28th blockade…
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July 25, 2021 0

6 Arrested for Criminal Activity

Press Release from the Northern Lights Task Force: Today the Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office and their law enforcement partners dealt with numerous acts of criminal behavior and arrests were necessary to aid in public safety. Public roads were blocked, and spikes were placed in the roadways with the sole purpose to damage tires and property…
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July 7, 2021 0

MN Court of Appeals Upholds PUC Decision on Enbridge Line 3 Project

Minnesota — Less than a week after dealing with hundreds of protestors at the Two Inlets Pumping Station near Park Rapids, challengers of the Line 3 pipeline project were dealt a big blow and Enbridge a big win. The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decision on the Certificate of Need.…
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June 16, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Board approves budget for LLCC during June 8th meeting

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/10/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners reviewed County Highway 5 Realignment options and the Reopening Budget for the Long Lake Conservation Center during their first June meeting Tuesday morning from the Aitkin County Government Center Board Room. Commissioners did approve the Temporary On-Sale Liquor License for the…
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June 10, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council Approves Sale of Bonds for Mahnomen Fire Hall Renovation

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council held their 2nd regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 19th. It was an important meeting for the council as they approved a resolution to issue $1.6 million in general obligation capital improvement plan bonds, which essentially gives the green light for the $1.9 million Mahnomen Fire Hall renovation.…
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April 22, 2021 0