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Canadian Profits, Michigan Risk

Canadian Profits, Michigan Risk

Line 5 | May 31, 2018 | By Groundwork

This white paper documents that the vast North American oil pipeline network has more than sufficient capacity to ensure that Michigan and Midwest refineries could operate with no economic disruption without Line 5. It also identifies viable solutions that should be implemented to secure necessary propane to Upper Peninsula residents, as well as to transport northern Lower Peninsula oil to southeastern markets.

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Groundwork Advances Campaign to Shut Down Line 5 Pipeline

Groundwork Advances Campaign to Shut Down Line 5 Pipeline

Line 5 | July 16, 2015 | By Jim Lively

Two years ago, practically no one in Michigan was aware of the aging, twin oil pipelines lying at the bottom of the Mackinac Straits. Today, as a result of the Groundwork Center and partners seizing the issue and building a strong public outcry, we are closer to Line 5 becoming the first major oil pipeline in North America to be decommissioned.

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