Mackinac Straits

Enbridge refuses to shut down Line 5

17 hours ago

The operator of the dual pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac is refusing the State of Michigan’s demand to shut it down.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is reportedly considering a tunnel for an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

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Governor Rick Snyder has replaced two-thirds of the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority members just days before the group is expected to approve a controversial tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.

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Governor Snyder had to replace one of his appointees to the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority.

The authority will oversee the construction and operation of a tunnel for a new oil pipeline in the straits.