Line 5

MichMash: Enbridge Line 5

Oct 5, 2018
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Governor Rick Snyder and Enbridge Energy have reached a deal to replace the aging oil and gas pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. The company would build a new stretch of Enbridge Line 5 buried in a tunnel beneath the bedrock. As part of the weekly series MichMash, Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth talk about the questions still swirling around this plan.

Gregory Varnum /

A package of bills has passed out of the State House, aimed at increasing protections for the Line 5 Pipeline.

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A controversial pipeline that carries crude oil and natural gas liquids under the Straits of Mackinac is on its way toward being decommissioned. Sort of.

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Several environmental groups are stepping up their efforts against an expected plan to build a tunnel for an oil pipeline that passes through the Mackinac Straits.

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A meeting in Traverse City next week will discuss the importance of pipeline safety in Michigan and around the Great Lakes.