A Ticking Time Bomb

A disastrous pipeline rupture could happen any day now. Environmentalists and public officials alike are becoming increasingly more concerned.

National Wildlife Federation: Tar Sands a Death Sentence for Wildlife

We all know tar sands production is dirty, and that oil spills can really muck up local ecosystems, but what exactly is tar sand's impact on wildlife?

Michigan Democracy Watch Blog: Public Should Have Access to Pipeline Safety Information

A recent article by Curt Guyette of ACLU Michigan, discussed the need for public access to information about pipelines like Line 5.

Line 5 on "Off the Record"

The Line 5 pipeline was the main story on PBS's "Off the Record" with Tim Skubick. The panel of journalists agreed Line 5 is seriously risky. 

Ch 6. WLNS: The State Admits it Does Not Know if Pipelines Are Safe

Perhaps it's an ironic sign of progress that the state has finally acknowledged that it does not know if the Enbridge oil pipelines in the Straits are safe

Expert Report Released on Mackinac Island

The 62‐year‐old Enbridge oil pipelines running through the Mackinac Straits should be shut down pending a full public review because of structural concerns, including the worry that waste…

Crains Detroit: Chris Shepler Speaks Out

Chris Shepler, owner and operator of Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry, speaks out against the aging oil pipelines.

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