Enbridge Energy Defends Plan to Replace Line 3 Oil Pipeline  

The Project is Expected to Cost $7.5 Billion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Enbridge Energy is disputing a state agency’s recommendation against the company’s proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission is considering whether to approve the project, which has aroused opposition from environmental and tribal groups. The state Commerce Department surprised both sides last month when it concluded that…