Significant Wave Heights Could Hamper Oil Spill Cleanup

A story in the Detroit Free Press points out that significant wave heights could hamper recovery of oil after a spill from Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline.

NOAA Graphics Predict Straits Oil Spill

MLive and the Grand Rapids Press were were able to obtain, via a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request of NOAA, the predictions of what an oil spill…

Senators Peters & Stabenow Introduce Pipeline Legislation

Michigan Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow, staunch advocates of the protection of the Great Lakes, have introduced the Pipeline Improvement and Preventing Spills Act, legislation that will take…

Representatives Call for Line 5 Closure

LANSING — State Representatives Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and Sarah Roberts (D-St. Clair Shores) held a press conference today calling for Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill…

Free Press: Great Lakes face another threat from Enbridge Line 5

Enbridge Line 5 runs along U.S. Highway 2 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and when it does it crosses 20 rivers and creeks that feed into Lake…

News Roundup - The Enbridge Oil Spill Drill

Enbridge and other agencies held an oil spill drill this past September 24. They are working very hard to focus the public discussion around cleanup, not prevention, of…

Oil & Ice Don't Mix

Concerned citizens and stakeholders gathered at the Straits of Mackinac today to call to shut down Line 5 before ice covers the Straits this winter.

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