Stories tagged: "Line 5"


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.

Detroit Edison Power Station and river Raisin at sunset, Monroe, Michigan, USA
How Biden’s Executive Orders Fighting Climate Change Impact Michigan

While Biden’s executive orders can only go so far, the case for their importance was made in Michigan, and Michigan shows their potential for future impact clearly.

Enbridge Line 5 pipeline
DNR: Enbridge’s Refusal to Shut Down Line 5 Poses a ‘Grave Threat’ To Michiganders

"Enbridge cannot unilaterally decide when laws and binding agreements apply and when they do not,” said the director of Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources.

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.

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The ‘Pause,’ Election Lawsuits, and New Black Leaders: Michigan’s Weekly News Quiz

Michiganders have been buzzing about Detroit’s vote this week. But do you know the story behind it? Quiz yourself!

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. Enbridge who provided the photos to the state of Michigan, last week said an anchor support on the east leg of the pipeline, right, had shifted. A judge has shut down the pipeline in Michigan's Great Lakes, granting a request from the state. The judge says Enbridge hasn't provided enough information to show that continued operation of the west leg of the twin pipeline is safe. (Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy via AP)
‘Welcome News’: Michigan Seems Pumped That Gov. Whitmer May Kill the Line 5 Oil Pipeline

After decades of risking the Great Lakes, Enbridge Energy company is being held accountable for ‘repeatedly’ violating terms and conditions that keep locals safe.