Enbridge Energy


The Bay Mills Indian Community on Tuesday announced it will intervene in Enbridge’s application to build a pipeline tunnel underneath the straits of Mackinac.

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Labratory

Michigan activists delivered a petition to Governor Whitmer on Monday calling for the shutdown of the Line 5 pipeline.


The state is requesting more information about Enbridge’s line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Officials want to know whether the company has complied with its 1953 easements with the state.


Three states have filed an amicus  brief on behalf of Michigan in its suit to have the Line 5 pipeline beneath the straits of Mackinac decommissioned.


State officials and Enbridge Energy continue to spar over whether the company is legally bound to pay for cleanup of a potential oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.