North Dakota PSC reschedules DAPL hearing for early October

Courtesy: MGN Online
Courtesy: MGN Online

BISMARCK, N.D. - The Public Service Commission has rescheduled a hearing for early October on a violation involving Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The two day hearing is on whether Energy Transfer Partners removed too many trees and improperly handled soil during the construction of the pipeline.

Public Service Commisioner Julie Fedorchak says the goal is to address the issues that have been raised in a fair and efficient manner.

"The work we are doing now is really to ensure all the commitments the company made to the public through that permitting process are upheld, this is really a core function of our 3rd party inspectors and then we take that information and we follow through with it," said Fedorchak.

The commission voted yesterday two to one to delay the public hearing. Fedorchak was the lone no vote.