The court ruled Monday that the environmental impact statement was “inadequate because it didn’t address the potential impact of an oil spill into the
The appellate court reversed the PUC’s decision that the environmental impact statement was “adequate.” The PUC needs to consider an actual impact of a spill in the
Enbridge’s $2.6 billion Line 3 project calls for the construction of a new oil pipeline to replace the old Line 3. The pipeline would carry Canadian oil across northern
The PUC signed off on the pipeline construction earlier this year. Environmental groups and the state’s commerce department are also appealing that decision, which is separate from the environmental impact challenge.
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