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Walz administration renews challenge to Line 3 oil pipeline

Walz administration renews challenge to Line 3 oil pipeline Photo: KSTP/ File

April 08, 2019 03:32 PM

Gov. Tim Walz says his administration has renewed its challenge to a regulatory panel's approval of Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.

Walz told reporters Monday that the Commerce Department refiled its appeal last week with the Minnesota Court of Appeals, which had dismissed earlier appeals in the case on procedural grounds.

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