Proposed Pipeline Comes Under Fire
A 1,100 mile pipeline project proposed by Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners LP is already drawing criticism in Iowa. Company spokespeople say they intend to file a siting application with the North Dakota Public Service Commission later this year. The pipeline would originate in North Dakota and travel through South Dakota and Iowa before reaching its final destination in Illinois. The North Dakota Pipeline Authority projects pipeline capacity of more than 1.5 million barrels per day in 2016, if all proposed projects are completed. Read more in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.