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Capitol Connection Webinar: Line 5, Demystified

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Friday, August 21, 2020
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT


Online via Zoom

Capitol Connection Webinar: Line 5 Demystified

A decade ago, an Enbridge oil pipeline burst, turning the Kalamazoo River black. It was one of the worst inland oil spills in U.S. history. At any moment, history could repeat itself, this time in the Straits of Mackinac. Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline is tangled up in administrative and judicial proceedings. Where it stands legally and what we can do about it can seem as murky as its oil. What’s clear is that an aging pipeline built in 1953 across the Straits of Mackinac threatens Michigan with economic and ecological disaster.

Join Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Policy Director Jennifer McKay, and MEC President and CEO Conan Smith as they discuss Line 5’s recent history and current status. They’ll also discuss what the Watershed Council, MEC and other groups are doing to protect our freshwater from an oil spill and how you can help.

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Can't attend the live webinar? MEC will have an archived replay available soon after the live session. Your registration will give you access to the replay.

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