Why is Enbridge in such a hurry?

Here’s an interesting short piece from an industry safety website. The key paragraph is this:

Critics contend the project is an attempt to use the concerns from the 2010 spill to pressure the public service commission to allow the company to build a new, higher capacity line quickly and without the same level of federal oversight that would occur if the entire line, including a section across the St. Clair River into Ontario, ended up replaced in one project.

A vist to Enbridge

A vist to Enbridge

We’re on vacation in Minnesota this week. And as it turns out, our drive takes us right through Superior, Wisconsin. So we stopped by the Enbridge offices to have a little chat with them about their treatment of landowners. Details of our encounter coming soon.