Reports & Media Releases

FLOW Challenges Wisconsin’s Approval of Lake Michigan Water Diversion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO MEDIA: May 4, 2018   Dave Dempsey, Senior Advisor                                                               Phone: 231-944-1568 FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                       Email: Jim Olson, Founder… Read more »

Public Comment to Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board

Good evening, and thank you for the opportunity to comment on what is unfortunately a deeply flawed final Line 5 alternatives study. The people of Michigan are ill-served by this study. It cannot serve as a basis for an informed and intelligent decision about the fate of this profound threat to the Great Lakes. Members… Read more »

Liz Kirkwood’s Comment to the PSAB

Over two years ago, the Governor of Michigan created this Advisory Board by Executive Order to “Review and make recommendations for statutory, regulatory, and contractual implementation of the Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force Report.”  This meant the board was required to oversee an independent and comprehensive analysis of risks and alternatives.    Instead we Michiganders… Read more »


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        November 27, 2017 Contact:  Liz Kirkwood                                                       Email: Executive Director                                                              Office: (231) 944-1568… Read more »

Media Release: 1% for the Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                October 26, 2017 Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                     Contact: Timothy Young, Founder FLOW (For Love of Water)         … Read more »

Enbridge’s Neglect of 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines in Mackinac Straits Requires State to Apply Law, Stop Oil, Reject Permit

Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                                  Cell: 570-872-4956 FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                          Email: Jim Olson, Founder & President                                                   Cell: 231-499-8831 FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                          Email: ST. IGNACE – The state of Michigan must immediately apply the law, stop Line 5’s oil flow, and reject a Canadian company’s application to extract more life out of… Read more »