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Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline in the Great Lakes

What happens when we shut down Line 5? Don’t let them tell you that it’s too hard, or too expensive to shut down Line 5. In a new report that Michigan A.G. Dana Nessel calls “a game-changer,” the experts at PLG Consulting show how energy markets will adapt – without price spikes or shortages. Read… Read more »

Gridlock on the Great Lakes: ‘Line 5’ Oil Spill Threatens a $45 Billion Blow to Shipping, Steel Production, and Jobs

Michigan’s Mackinac Bridge standing guard over the Straits of Mackinac, where Enbridge’s decaying Line 5 oil pipelines snake across the bottom and threaten the region’s shipping-based economy and jobs.  Photo: Nancy May Line 5 Economic Report – Shipping Impacts A Line 5 oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac could trigger a domino effect of… Read more »

Line 5 Pipelines and Extreme Energy

Working to Prevent a Catastrophic Oil Spill in the Straits of MackinacThe Great Lakes are the pride of the Midwest and belong to the public. Most residents and visitors, however, are unaware that every day nearly 23 million gallons of oil and petroleum products flow through two rusty old pipelines piercing the heart of the… Read more »

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 »