Federal regulators try to calm Levin, Stabenow concerns over pipeline safety

Cynthia Quarterman, the head of the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, wrote U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow recently to say "significant safety improvements" have been made.

Oil flow increased despite mounting public concern

Despite rising concerns about the safety of the 61-year-old Straits pipeline, Enbridge increases flow in the line by 50,000 barrels a day.

Levin and Stabenow asking, is Straits pipeline safe?

U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Dick Durbin of Illinois write to federal oversight agency, calling on regulators to look into whether Enbridge Straits…

Oil and Water Don't Mix Rally Draws Hundreds

Concern about potential oil spills from Enbridge's pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac drew a crowd of about 400 to the "Oil and Water Don't Mix" rally at…

Citizens rally at Mighty Mac to raise awareness of pipeline

Hundreds of Michigan citizens and First Nations members drive from around the state and gather in the shadow of the Mackinac Bridge to draw attention to the 60-year-old…

NWF report details ‘Sunken Hazard’ in Mackinac Straits

The National Wildlife Federation released a report, 'Sunken Hazard: Aging oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac an ever-present threat to the Great Lakes.' The report goes into…

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