(Madison, WI)  —  A federal judge has ruled a Canadian energy company is trespassing on tribal lands.  U-S District Judge William Conley stopped short of calling for an immediate shutdown of the Line 5 pipeline in northern Wisconsin.  He ordered Enbridge to pay damages to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.  Judge Conley said the pipeline can continue to operate while the company completes a 40-mile reroute around the reservation.  The tribe had sued Enbridge three years ago demanding that it remove the section of pipeline that runs across its land in Ashland County.

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