Vice-chair of the Mackinac Bridge Authority explains why oversight of a crude oil tunnel in the Straits should never be the responsibility of the MBA.
Snyder’s hasty plan would tie the hands of future governors and force a complicated and ill-conceived oil pipeline tunnel on generations of Michiganders.
Several recent reports have reinforced the finding that Line 5 presents a huge risk for Michigan families, economy and environment. Candidates should take a strong stand to decommission the oil pipeline.
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.
Members of the Great Lakes Business Network are concerned about the looming threat posed by Line 5 pipeline to the economy and ecology of Michigan.
Groundwork’s Jim Lively explains why Great Lakes business leaders are calling for a shutdown of the dangerous oil pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac.