Enbridge Says Wis. Tribe Breached Pipeline Contract

By Andrew Westney (September 25, 2019, 7:43 PM EDT) -- Enbridge Energy Co. Inc. filed a counterclaim Tuesday in a suit seeking to force the company's Line 5 pipeline off a Wisconsin tribe's reservation, saying the tribe breached its contract with the company to help keep the pipeline operating for another 24 years.

The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation filed a complaint in July claiming that Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline is "a grave public nuisance" that poses an ever-worsening oil spill threat to the tribe's northern Wisconsin reservation and that several easements the company needs have expired.

Enbridge responded Tuesday...

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