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1st Friday Focus On The Environment: A Call To Remove 'Line 5' From The Great Lakes

Dec 1, 2017

Environmental groups, including For Love Of Water, Call for Enbridge Inc. to shut down the oil and gas pipelines running beneath the Straits of Mackinac
Credit For Love Of Water (FLOW) / http://flowforwater.org/programs/enbridge-line-5-pipelines-in-the-straits-of-mackinac/

On Monday of this week, the state of Michigan made an agreement with Enbridge Inc. to allow the energy company to conduct its own safety study of the pipelines running through the Straits of Mackinac, albeit with some supervision. WEMU talks with Lisa Wozniak of the Michigan League of Conservation voter sand Liz Kirkwood of For Love Of Water (FLOW) about why they believe, that's not good enough. 


Resources: 

For Love Of Water on Line 5

Michigan League of Conservation Voters on Line 5

Enbridge perspectives and goals in regards to Line 5

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