Straits of Mackinac

Gregory Varnum /

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

flickr user: Maureen /

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.

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory /

Two lawsuits were filed suits this week against VanEnkevort Tug and Barge, the company allegedly responsible for an anchor drop on cables beneath the Straits of Mackinac in April.

flickr user: Dave Hogg /

Enbridge Energy has submitted a report to the state on possible alternatives to continuing to run an oil and gas pipeline on the bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac.

Line 5 report: Canada gains, Michigan gets little

Jun 5, 2018
Flickr User Doug Kerr /

A new report argues that Line 5, the twin oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac, threatens Michigan’s environment and economy, and does little else.