The Wisconsin DNR is extending the public comment period to April 15th for the analysis of the draft environmental impact statement that it prepared for the proposed 41-mile relocation of Enbridge’s Line 5 natural gas and oil pipeline around the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa land into Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron Counties. A public hearing on February 2 received comments from hundreds of people over 10 hours.
Access the two-volume Draft EIS under Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Comments should be mailed to DNR, Line 5 EIS Comments, 101 South Webster Street (EA/7), Madison, WI 53707 or emailed to DNROEEAcomments@wi.gov. DNR, apnews.