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Court officials: Enbridge environmental impact statement fails to address oil spill in Lake Superior watershed

ST. PAUL, MN — Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota has hit another obstacle.

Earlier this month a court said the project’s environmental impact statement failed to address the possibility of an oil spill into the Lake Superior watershed.

Now, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources say they can’t take final action on the project’s permits until the Public Utilities Commission addresses the deficiencies.

Jobs for Minnesotans issued the following statement after Tuesday’s announcement:

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