Search Results for: Line 5

Denial, Disinformation, and Doublespeak: Exposing Enbridge’s Playbook on Line 5

To fully understand the fossil fuel industry’s playbook, let’s start with some basic definitions. You might call them the 3 Ds: Denial, Disinformation, and Doublespeak. Denial is the refusal to believe or accept something as the truth. Disinformation is false information that is intended to mislead, especially propaganda issued by a government organization to a… Read more »

FLOW Appeals MPSC Decision Approving the Line 5 Tunnel

Download FLOW Appellate Brief  (PDF) Traverse City, Mich.— On April 11, 2024, FLOW filed a brief before the Michigan Court of Appeals aimed at reversing the Michigan Public Services Commission’s (MPSC) approval of the proposed Line 5 tunnel project. Enbridge’s proposed tunnel received a green light from the MPSC on December 1, 2023. FLOW is… Read more »

What happens when Line 5 is shut down? A report on energy market impacts

Download as PDF PLG Consulting’s 111-page October 2023 report, Likely Market Responses to a Potential Shutdown of LINE 5, provides an overview of potential impacts and market responses in the event of a planned and orderly shutdown of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline. Line 5 is part of Enbridge’s Lakehead System, transporting crude oil and natural… Read more »

Share Line 5 Content on Social Media

Love it or hate it, social media can be a powerful tool to amplify the Line 5 pipeline issue. When you share, like, or comment on posts about Line 5, it signals to the algorithms that the content is important, and should be shown to more people. Here are some accounts we recommend following and… Read more »

Letter to the Editor Template: Line 5

Writing a Letter to the Editor of your local newspaper(s) is a great way to keep the Line 5 issue front and center, and educate our communities about the threat Line 5 poses and why we need to shut Line 5 down. Tips for writing a good Letter to the Editor: Keep it short and… Read more »

Line 5 Citizen Actions: Let’s get oil out of the Great Lakes

A planned and orderly shutdown of Line 5 is urgently needed. According to a new expert report by PLG Consulting, the market can adapt to continue to deliver critical energy supplies to affected customers in the region that are both reliable and cost-effective. They concluded that there are a range of replacement options to transport… Read more »