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Correction: Enbridge Pipeline story

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 7, 2014 at 2:07 pm •  Published: August 7, 2014
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about a proposed oil pipeline in Wisconsin, The Associated Press reported erroneously how much oil spilled into the Kalamazoo River from a ruptured Enbridge Energy Co. pipeline in 2010. Nearly 850,000 gallons spilled, not nearly 850,000 barrels.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Energy company asks Wisconsin to approve pipeline

Enbridge Energy Co. asks Wisconsin officials to approve 14-mile pipeline

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 14-mile section of a multistate oil pipeline could be built in northern Wisconsin.

Enbridge Energy Co., an energy delivery company, has asked state officials to approve the final piece of its 610-mile project, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1lzX7i3 ) reported.

The company said the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline stretching from North Dakota to northwestern Wisconsin will give Midwest refiners greater access to domestic oil. The 30-inch underground pipeline, which Enbridge wants to begin construction on in 2016, is expected to transport 375,000 barrels of crude each day.

North Dakota officials have already approved their state's section of the pipeline, while officials in Minnesota and Wisconsin are still reviewing the proposal. County boards in Dane, Jefferson and Wood counties have voted in opposition to the project, or have asked the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a full environmental analysis.

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