Stories tagged: "Enbridge"


Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman.
A Ticking Time Bomb: How the Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline Disaster Would Happen

Just six miles from Mackinac Island is an environmental disaster waiting to happen.

Meet MI Leaders: From Vaccines to Contaminated Water, Sean McCann Talks Kalamazoo

Sean McCann is "Kalamaglued" to his community and is proud of its role in the Pfizer vaccine, but understands frustrations over short supply.

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Veterans, Vaccines, and Additional Doses Needed: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Who is the only openly gay member of the Michigan Legislature? Do you know?

The Bay Mills Indian Community is the name given to the Anishinaabe people by Congress.
Indigenous Michiganders Led the Charge in Shutting Down Line 5

The shutdown of Enbridge's Line 5 marks a major moment in relations between the State of Michigan and the native Anishinaabe people.

This June 2020 file photo, shot from a television screen provided by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy shows damage to anchor support EP-17-1 on the east leg of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline within the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan. Michigan sought a pledge Friday, July 17, 2020 from Enbridge Inc. to cover costs that would arise if oil were to leak from its dual pipelines that extend across a channel linking two of the Great Lakes.  (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy via AP File)
Michigan Wants Line 5 Energy Pipeline Company to Pledge $2 Billion in Case of Oil Spill

Michigan leaders contend Line 5 is an environmental hazard that should be shut down.

This June 2020 photo, shot from a television screen provided by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy shows damage to anchor support EP-17-1 on the east leg of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline within the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan. (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy via AP)
A Judge Just Shut Down the Line 5 Energy Pipeline to Protect Michigan’s Great Lakes

Attorney General Dana Nessel said continued operation of the pipeline risks severe and lasting environmental damage to Michigan's most important natural resource.

Photo via State Rep. Greg Markkanen
Why the Republican Push for a Pipeline Under the Straits of Mackinac Is Controversial

State Rep. Greg Markkanen is among those pushing for a more expansive Line 5 project. Here's how that could set Michigan up for an environmental disaster.