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Friends of the Headwaters horseback riders at a recent protest near Brainerd. Many White Earth residents are involved in the anti-pipeline group.

No pipeline plans for Becker - yet

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The proposed Sandpiper crude oil pipeline is not being rerouted through Becker County lake country, at least, not yet.

Detroit Lakes and Becker County are not on either of the two routes currently included in the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Comparative Environmental Analysis, according to Christine Davis, a public relations specialist with Enbridge Energy, which seeks to build the $2.6 billion pipeline across Minnesota.


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