Leech Lake tribal judge denies restraining order against Enbridge
Leech Lake Tribal Judge B.J. Jones dismissed a case Aug. 19 filed by plaintiffs seeking to stop the expansion of the Enbridge Energy Corp. pipeline across tribal land.
Four members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe filed the civil petition for a temporary restraining order against Enbridge. The hearing was held Aug. 14, prior to the Aug. 20 signing of the final permit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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