|MLive map of Enbridge pipelines; see below for closer map|
of area at issue, west of Saxon at west end of Lake Superior
Calgary-based Enbridge, Canada's largest pipeline company, "said it had been discussing the easement renewals since before the agreements expired in 2013 and the pipeline had operated safely through the reservation since 1953, Williams writes. The company said in a statement on Monday: "We are surprised to learn of the Bad River Band’s decision not to renew individual easements within the reservation for Line 5 after negotiating in good faith for the past several years."
|Bad River Band land is east of Ashland, Wis. (WNMU map)|