Public Notice: Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification of proposed Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Maintenance Work at Milepost 992.9750
EPA Region 5 is requesting comments on its pending Clean Water Act Section 401 certification decision regarding Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership’s routine pipeline maintenance work on the existing Enbridge Line 3 at Milepost 992.9750 (a link to the excavation site location map is included below) within the exterior boundaries of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s Reservation in Cass County, Minnesota.
More information about EPA’s 401 certification process.
Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership (Enbridge) plans to inspect and make any necessary repairs on a segment of existing pipeline identified through Enbridge’s pipeline integrity program. A total of approximately 0.54 acres of temporary impacts to wetlands would result from construction mat placement within the access, staging and workspace areas and from excavation. Upon completion of the work, backfilling would begin immediately, and the site would be restored to pre-construction conditions.
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