Tag: Enbridge

Freshwater Weekly 11/30/17

Posted on November 30, 2017 by

This week:  progress report on Great Lakes protection + full funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative + weigh in on a Canadian plan to clean up Lake Erie + long-term water decision for Flint + an agreement on Line 5 + ways you can make a difference. NEW REPORT TRACKS BINATIONAL PROGRESS ON GREAT […]

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Michigan Governor Announces Line 5 Agreement with Enbridge Inc.

Posted on November 29, 2017 by

On Monday, November 27, the Canadian corporation Enbridge Inc. inked a deal with the State of Michigan that will implement newly agreed-upon actions to move toward a long-term solution for the controversial Line 5 oil pipeline. The agreement stipulates that Enbridge will: Replace the portion of the pipeline that crosses beneath the St. Clair River […]

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State of Michigan Says Line 5 Report Inadequate

Posted on August 9, 2017 by

The Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Natural Resources, Michigan Agency for Energy, Michigan Public Service Commission, and Attorney General’s office (collectively referred to as “the State”) filed their public comments on the draft Alternatives Risk Analysis for Enbridge’s Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac on Aug. 4. State regulatory agencies ordered Dynamic Risk […]

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Michigan Accepting Comments on the Future of Line 5

Posted on July 20, 2017 by

FRESHWATER FUTURE AND LINE 5 After Enbridge’s Pipeline 6b spilled more than 1.2 million gallons of crude into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River in 2010, Freshwater Future led the charge in raising awareness about the existence of a lesser-known Enbridge pipeline: Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac. Today the 64-year-old pipeline transports over 22 million gallons […]

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