June 14, 2021 | Press Releases

GAIN Welcomes Minnesota Court Ruling on Line 3 Permit

Earlier today, a Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that the state government acted appropriately in granting its permit to Enbridge for Line 3. The judicial panel agreed that the state commission acted within its authority and that replacing the line would have climate benefits by using less power than the existing line while reducing the […]

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June 11, 2021 | Blog

Protestors Vandalize Line 3 Work Site

On June 7, the Two Inlets pump station near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border was vandalized by Line 3 protestors. This project is supporting about 8,600 jobs, 6,500 of which are local. This destruction is unacceptable and an abuse of the first amendment.  The vandalism was substantial: slashed tires, cut hoses, rocks lodged into engines, forced entry into offices, and electrical wiring tampering […]

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June 11, 2021 | Blog

Natural Gas Playing Crucial Role in Lowering Carbon Emissions

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported natural gas for power generation is playing a key role in reducing carbon emissions from the U.S. electricity sector. Since 2005, the primary energy sources for U.S. power generation has shifted from coal to priorities to natural gas and renewables. As the EIA reports, the U.S. electric power sector produced 1,724 million metric tons (MMmt) of CO2 in 2019, 32% less than […]

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June 10, 2021 | Press Releases

National Poll Finds Strong Support for Oil and Gas Pipelines

Washington, D.C.― Nearly 90 percent of Americans believe the United States should reduce its reliance on foreign energy sources and nearly three-quarters support oil and natural gas transport via pipeline, according to a recent nationwide poll commissioned by the GAIN Coalition. This overwhelming show of support for American energy and infrastructure also includes the majority […]

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June 9, 2021 | Press Releases

GAIN Statement on TC Energy’s Decision on Keystone XL

In an unfortunate loss for U.S. energy development, pipeline developer TC Energy today announced the termination of the Keystone XL project after more than a decade of legal challenges, regulatory hurdles, and political strife. The decision comes after President Joe Biden earlier this year canceled a key permit for the 1,200 mile crude oil line. […]

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