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Freshwater Weekly: May 18, 2020

Posted on May 18, 2020 by

May 8, 2020 This week: Trump Administration Sued By States Over Rollbacks On Water Protection + Pipeline Permit Stalled + Illinois Sues Hilco After Implosion In Little Village + Transboundary Plants – Emitting Pollution And Causing Cancer + PFAS Virtual Town Hall for Pellston, Michigan Trump Administration Sued By States Over Rollbacks On Water Protection […]

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Freshwater Weekly: August 29th, 2019

Posted on August 30, 2019 by

August 29th, 2019 This week:  Johnson Controls Allocates $140 Million for PFAS Clean-Up + Lake Erie Flooding in the Chatham-Kent, Ontario Area + Five Tribes Consider Legal Options to Decommission Line 5 Johnson Controls Allocates $140 Million for PFAS Clean-Up Clean-up funds to address the pollution of groundwater from fire fighting foamsby Tyco Fire Products […]

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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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Freshwater Weekly 8/10/17

Posted on August 10, 2017 by

This week: public input making a difference on Line 5 + Brandon Road Study released + grant opportunities for grassroots groups + summer in photos + ways you can make a difference. BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD ON LINE 5 ALTERNATIVES REPORT Public input is having an impact! The State of Michigan raised a number […]

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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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Freshwater Future Executive Director speaks to document release about threats to Great Lakes from oil and gas pipeline company

Posted on May 16, 2016 by

Under the Straights of Mackinac runs Line 5, operated by Enbridge, a company that operates gas and liquid pipelines in the US and Canada. Thank you 9&10 News for covering this potential threat to the Great Lakes. Learn more about the release of documents outlining the cost of a potential spill and Pipeline Task Force and legislators […]

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