Regulators give Enbridge Energy more time to negotiate land rights for Line 5 reroute

As a result of a lawsuit filed by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe, Enbridge is planning to remove a 12-mile segment of its Line 5 pipeline from the Bad River Reservation and bypass the reservation with about 42 miles of new pipe.

The Sierra Club, Honor the Earth, the League of Women Voters, the Superior Rivers Watershed Association and 350 Madison, along with landowners who oppose the line, have sought a contested case hearing on the eminent domain request. Other groups, including Clean Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Industrial Energy Group, have sought to intervene in the proceedings.

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Ken Notes: I wish we had better communications with the tribes in that the old line is already there and should be replaced not rerouted...



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