On Thursday, the Minnesota Public Utility Commission gave the green light to Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 — a new Canadian tar-sands pipeline that would replace a deteriorating pipeline that’s currently running at half capacity. It’s the most recent development in an ongoing dispute over the Canadian energy company’s plan. The decision isn’t totally final, according…

via Minnesota just approved a new tar-sands pipeline. Activists say they will fight it. — Grist

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