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Candidate’s effort to tank Superior project fails

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Mike Simonson

Wisconsin Public Radio

 The Department of Natural Resources has turned down an appeal by state Rep. Brett Hulsey, D-Madison, a candidate for governor, to stop construction of three massive Enbridge Energy crude oil storage tanks in Superior.


Hulsey says the half-million barrel tanks shouldn’t be built because they’ll hold what he calls dirty, explosive tar sands oil from the Bakken fields in North Dakota, as well as the tar sands of Alberta, Canada.

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