LA Times: 21,000 Gallons of Oil Leaked off the Coast of California

This disturbing news from California provides a clear example of what we're working to prevent here at the Mackinac Straits.

Pipeline Secrecy Bill Endangers Public

House Bill 4540 would create an exemption in the Michigan Freedom of Information Act for oil and gas companies.

Line 5 is the Number One Environmental Issue Facing Northern Michigan

The Northern Express listed the Line 5 pipeline as the greatest threat to the environment of northern Michigan. Following close behind are algae blooms, and demand for water elsewhere…

Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation Speaks Out

Another community sees the value in keeping oil out of the Great Lakes, and sends a letter to Governor Snyder asking him to act quickly to protect our…

50,000 Gallons of Oil Fouls Frozen Yellowstone River

On January 15, 2015, a pipeline in Montana spilled up to 50,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River, the pipeline’s operator confirmed Sunday night. Frozen conditions…

Oil & Water Presents to Petroleum Task Force

LANSING – In formal remarks today to a state task force on oil pipelines, representatives of key environmental and Great Lakes groups – echoing the concerns of businesses,…

Two more communities send Gov. Snyder letters of concern

Two more Michigan communities – Cheboygan County and the city of Grand Rapids – have sent letters of concern about the State's role in regulating the aging oil…

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