Approval of oil pipeline expected from Minnesota commission

02/15/2007 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is set to approve a $300 million oil pipeline that would bring 165,000 barrels of crude oil a day from Canada to refineries near the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Opponents of the pipeline include environmentalists and landowners, but the government says that even with an increase in alternative energy sources, the project is needed for current and near-term demands.

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