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The company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline stopped in Mandan on Tuesday evening as part of an effort to donate to emergency management departments in all four states the pipeline crosses.
fficials from three counties gathered at the Mandan Rural Fire Department with a handful of employees from Energy Transfer Partners to receive checks from the company for $20,000.
The pipeline company is donating $1 million to emergency responders across the Dakotas, Iowa and Illinois.
“If ever there is any kind of incident, they’re going to be the first ones on the scene, so we want to support their efforts,” said Chuck Frey, vice president of liquids engineering for Energy Transfer Partners.