Enbridge is taking steps to safeguard the pipeline that pumps $160 million in taxes into Michigan’s economy. Politicians’ knee-jerk proposals to decommission the pipeline would only hurt the working class.
Michigan’s attorney general explains why she sued to close the controversial Line 5 gas pipeline that passes beneath the Mackinac Straits.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is seeking court order to decommission Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac, citing a “continual threat of grave harm” to the Great Lakes. Separately, she’s seeking to dismiss an Enbridge lawsuit to uphold an agreement to bury the pipelines in a bedrock tunnel.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says new federal report detailing anchor strike shows ‘all of the enforcement mechanisms in the world won’t prevent a tragedy.’
Enbridge announces it can finish Line 5 tunnel by 2024, setting up potential conflict between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel, who is threatening litigation.
As Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer nears decision on a tunnel to protect the pipeline, a video is released of mishap that environmentalists claim shows “Great Lakes dodged a bullet.”
There were concerns about a pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac from the beginning. Now’s not the time to start the cycle over again with a tunnel.
The chairman of the board that approved Michigan’s plans to pursue a tunnel around Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 oil pipeline doubts his board could defend its actions in court — because it no longer exists.
Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey defends process to build tunnel around oil pipeline and says Attorney General Dana Nessel ‘consistently tries … to upset what has been passed into law.’
Gretchen Whitmer’s move follows a legal opinion from fellow Democrat Attorney General Dana Nessel, who issued a legal opinion claiming the creation state authority to oversee the tunnel is unconstitutional.
The Michigan Court of Claims ruling won’t end of legal battles surrounding the legality of the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority, created to oversee a tunnel surrounding Enbridge Energy’s Line 5.
A computer programming system used to protect changes in Great Lakes would predict the direction of oil in the event of a pipeline mishap. But it’s been idled by the shutdown.
Michigan should be focusing on clean energy, rather than building an oil and gas pipeline for a private company.
An executive for the owner of the gas pipeline makes the case for protecting the Straits of Mackinac by encasing it in a tunnel.
The Republican signed legislation to create a Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority to oversee a proposed tunnel surrounding the controversial pipeline.
The House and Senate quickly approved a bill Tuesday to help Gov. Snyder lock-in a plan to swap out twin pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac and protect them in a bedrock tunnel. Critics decry a rush before a Democrat becomes governor.
As Michigan lawmakers race to create a deal to protect Line 5, a new report flags 15 areas across the Great Lakes where habitats are vulnerable to oil spills.
Gov. Rick Snyder cleared a hurdle in his race to lock-in a plan to swap out twin pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac and protect them in a bedrock tunnel.
Facing pushback and scrambling to complete his tunnel plan before leaving office, Michigan’s governor scraps plan to have bridge authority oversee project.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan for Mackinac Bridge Authority to assume ownership of tunnel is a big mistake, says a woman whose family has been involved with the operation of the Mighty Mac since 1950.