Snyder rejects advice to shut down Line 5, extends deal with Enbridge

ST. IGNACE, MI - Gov. Rick Snyder has rejected three recommendations from a state advisory board tied to operation of Enbridge's Line 5 oil pipeline, including one that…

Oil & Water Don’t Mix outlines steps for state leaders to shut down Line 5

Attorney General Bill Schuette, Governor Rick Snyder now have a clear path to shut down dangerous, aging pipelines.

State Board Calls for Shutdown of Line 5 Pending Repairs

In a sharp rebuke to Gov. Rick Snyder's backroom agreement with Enbridge on Line 5, the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (MPSAB) passed three resolutions at their Dec.…

Snyder’s Backroom Deal on Line 5 Fails to Protect the Great Lakes

Citizens groups leading the effort to decommission Line 5 have unequivocally rejected Governor Snyder’s deal with Enbridge announced on Monday on the grounds that it continues to fail…

Environmental Leaders Criticize Snyder-Enbridge Deal on Line 5

Key citizens groups leading the campaign to protect the Great Lakes from an oil spill reacted to the announcement of a new agreement by the state with Enbridge…

Oil & Water Don’t Mix Statement: Alternatives Analysis for Line 5

On November 20, the State of Michigan released for public comment a study analyzing the alternatives to Line 5, an aging 64-year-old set of twin pipelines under the…

Coast Guard Cannot Clean Up Great Lakes Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is not prepared to clean up a large-scale pipeline spill in the Great Lakes, the agency's chief told a Senate Science and Transportation subcommittee on Thursday,…

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