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Will Line 3 Approvals Bring Dakota Access Pipeline Styled Protests?

Last week, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued key permits for the Line 3 oil pipeline. Enbridge, the company who operates Line 3, must now secure a stormwater permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Obtaining this permit will allow the project to begin construction, but it may also bring about protests akin to those that occurred at the construction site at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). DAPL Protests In 2016, thousands of protestors from around the country set up camp near the Standing Rock Indian reservation to protest the construction of DAPL. This...

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