Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approves the Line 3RP revised FEIS, and reaffirms its certificate of need and routing permits.
The assets, located in British Columbia, have been sold to Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners.
The company submitted an application to the Canada Energy Regulator to implement contracting on the company's Mainline pipeline system.
API-Michigan have released a statement on the ruling that Enbridge Energy should be able to build a new tunnel to house the Line 5 pipelines.
The company has re-affirmed its plan to proceed with contracting of the system through an expected filing of a regulatory application seeking approval of firm service.
Enbridge Inc. has said it supports the ruling that a further review of the Line 3 Replacement Project's Final Environmental Impact Statement is not necessary.
The open season is the first stage of Enbridge determining whether there is sufficient commercial interest for its offering to provide priority access on the Mainline for terms of 8 - 20 years.
Enbridge reaches agreement with shippers to place the Line 3 replacement pipeline into service in Canada.