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Wisconsin Tribe Sues Demanding Removal Of Pipeline

A Wisconsin-based Native American tribe has filed a federal lawsuit, demanding a pipeline which crosses its land be removed. 

The Line-5 pipeline owned by Enbridge carries oil and natural gas liquids from Canada to a terminal point in Michigan. 

The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa argues the aging pipeline could rupture on the northern Wisconsin reservation and its easement expired six years ago.  Twelve miles of the 66-year-old pipeline is on reservation land.

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