Companies will Study the Risks of an Underwater Pipeline

Posted on July 12, 2016 by

The Detroit News released an article naming the two companies that will study the risks of a pair of pipelines, known as Line 5, that run under the Straits of Mackinac. The study is important to understand the risks associated with the aging pipeline. Read the article here.

“This is another good step. Independent firms assessing the cost financially and to the environment of a spill will give us more information upon which decisions about the wisdom of moving oil under the Great Lakes can be made. This isn’t a solution to protecting 20% of the world’s fresh surface water, but it is an important tool in decision making.”

Jill M Ryan
Executive Director


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