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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Collin C. Peterson (D-MN), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Dave Loebsack, (D-IA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL), co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, led a letter with 31 members of Congress to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, to request additional resources for the biofuels sector in the next piece of coronavirus relief legislation.
Today the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) announced it will grant a contested case hearing on the agency’s draft 401 water quality certification for Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement project. The Army Corps of Engineers will be extending its deadline for the project’s 401 certification from August 15 to November 14, 2020 to accommodate the hearing.
In their announcement, MPCA stated that the contested case hearing will focus on Enbridge’s water crossing methods to ensure all impacted streams and wetlands are protected.