The Largest Inland Oil Spill in U.S. Happened in Minnesota

By Winona LaDuke Most Minnesotans don’t realize that the largest inland oil spill in U.S. history was here. On March 3, 1991, the Line 3 pipeline ruptured near Grand Rapids, spilling over 1.7 million gallons of oil into the Prairie River, after a delayed response by Lakehead Pipeline, Enbridge’s predecessor. The Prairie flows to the … Continue reading The Largest Inland Oil Spill in U.S. Happened in Minnesota