Protestors gathered at the state Capitol Thursday. They once again called for a controversial pipeline to be shut down. But as Michigan Public Radio’s Cheyna Roth reports, the participants included a seasonal cast of characters.
Enbridge Energy will be on the hot seat when the Michigan pipeline safety board meets Monday in Lansing. The Canadian company will be asked to explain how it’s ensuring the oil pipeline Line Five is safe.
Enbridge Energy will replace a section of a controversial pipeline that runs beneath the Saint Clair River with a tunnel. It will also examine similar treatment for a section of Line Five that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
Rick Pluta reports on a new announcement from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Canadian oil transport company Enbridge Inc. on a timeline for determining the future of twin pipelines beneath the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge.
State officials say they’re growing increasingly frustrated as Enbridge Energy reports new spots where Line Five has exposed metal. Line Five runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac between lakes Huron and Michigan.Michigan Public Radio’s Rick Pluta has more.
The state is ordering Enbridge Energy to take swift action to fix portions of the Line Five energy pipeline that runs beneath the Straits of Mackinac. As we hear from Rick Pluta, corrosion protections were eroded during maintenance work on the line.