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LINE 3 REPLACEMENT PROJECT

The news media's uneven approach to covering political extremism is a big part of what's dividing this country.
This past year, it has been incredible to see the number of tourists and pipeline workers as a part of our community here in Thief River Falls once again.
In August, the Thief River Falls visitors bureau received almost double the lodging tax revenue from August 2020.

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There are no other legal options available and no possible avenue for protesters to take. They have been defeated at every turn, with numerous courts and agencies siding with Enbridge and the pipeline project.
As reported earlier this week by Forum News Service, the Minnesota segment is the last portion of the 1,000-mile line that stretches from Alberta, Canada, to Superior, Wis. It is expected to transport nearly 32 million gallons of oil per day.
Thanks to the extremists, there's never a finish line for these projects.
With the announcement of the substantial completion of the Line 3 replacement project, pipeline safety is a concern for many in Minnesota. Enbridge this week addressed the concerns in a virtual open house.
On Wednesday, the Canada-based company Enbridge announced Line 3 would be in service starting Friday, Oct. 1. Pipeline proponents and opponents both made statements in response to the news.
The Minnesota Environmental Partnership, a network of 70 nonprofits, held a digital meeting Thursday to discuss recent issues with Enbridge's Line 3 replacement project.

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The Line 3 pipeline project has been a long time coming and now, as we near the end of 2021, the project is close to being done.
These protesters have taken things too far.
The agency said Enbridge deviated from its plans and dug too deep. It's referred the matter to the Clearwater County attorney for criminal prosecution.

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