Thousands of Union Workers to Begin Construction of Line 3 Replacement Project

Nov 30 2020

Pipeline Safety Project Receives Final State, Federal Authorizations

Saint Paul, MN – Today, following the completion of permitting for the Line 3 Replacement project, LIUNA Minnesota and North Dakota issued the following statement:

“This is the right decision for Minnesota and it is time for all of us to move forward and replace Line 3,” said Joel Smith, President and Business Manager. “We are grateful to Governor Tim Walz, the Public Utilities Commission, the Pollution Control Agency and the Department of Natural Resources for leading a fair and careful, years-long process that resulted in the approval of this much-needed project. Thousands of our friends and neighbors across Minnesota look forward to using their construction skills to protect our environment and communities by replacing an existing deteriorating pipeline.”