MINNESOTA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

$60 Million in Utility Spending Tied To Feb. 2021 Storm Rejected By MPUC

ST. PAUL (KVRR) — Minnesota Public Utilities Commission rejects nearly $60 million in utility gas spending. They ruled that the utilities themselves will have to cover the costs they incurred during a February 2021 winter storm that caused the price of natural gas to skyrocket. The commission agreed with the state’s attorney general that the utilities made imprudent decisions that…

Tribes Attempt To Stop Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Denied

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An appeal by the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and White Earth Band of Ojibwe to stop construction on the controversial Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement project is denied by the Minnesota Court of Appeals. A statement from Enbridge says it is pleased with the decision but not surprised. They say the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission…