Dear Brothers and Sisters,
I have dedicated my report to only one subject because I, along with Justin and the rest of my staff, agree it is the most value we can provide the clients. And we need to continue to capitalize on it now while the opportunity is at hand.
**Project Update: Enbridge announced in Spring 2019 that the project is expected to enter service in the second half of 2020, about a year after originally planned. Construction is reportedly being delayed because the Minnesota permitting process won’t be complete until November, and the ensuing federal permits won’t be received until as long as 60 days after that. Entering this new stage of the permitting process, Enbridge needs critical state permits, as well as a water-crossing permit from the Army Corps of Engineers.**
The Line 3 Replacement (L3R) Program is the largest project in Enbridge history and one of the most comprehensive infrastructure proposals in North America. The 36-inch diameter pipeline will run from Hardisty, Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin, replacing the existing 34-inch diameter pipeline along most of the current Line 3 route. This $7.5 billion private investment will reduce future maintenance activities, minimize disruptions to the environment and restore the historical operating capabilities of Line 3.
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