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Iron County enters into agreement with Enbridge


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HURLEY — The Iron County Board of Supervisors approved an option agreement Tuesday that gives Enbridge Inc. the ability to purchase an easement on Iron County land if the company moves forward with a plan to reroute its Line 5 pipeline.

“It’s an agreement we would make with the county, where, if the day comes where we actually do build the pipeline, we would exercise that option and then we would negotiate an easement — a perpetual easement — with the county for that pipeline to exist on the Iron County property,” said Paul Halverson, a right-of-w...

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