"The 62-year-old segment of Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline underwater, at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac, has been generating the most buzz and concern lately over how a spill from it would harm the Great Lakes." (Detroit Free Press)

"STOCKBRIDGE TWP. — In a field that produced corn and wheat for generations, the industrial complex Enbridge calls Stockbridge Station is delivering a blend of oil wealth and woe to residents of Ingham County. Last year, Enbridge began erecting five massive steel tanks with the capacity to handle about 70 million gallons of the crude oil that is delivered continuously by pipeline 6B at a rate of 21 million gallons per day." (Lansing State Journal)


U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have introduced legislation designed to prevent oil spills on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Democrats unveiled the bills on Wednesday.  Peters joined WMUK to discuss the proposals.

"LANSING, MI — Michigan officials received safety inspection data sought during a yearlong inquiry on the controversial Mackinac straits Line 5 pipeline, but the raw form information was "too complex" for the state's task force to understand, say executives with the Canadian energy giant Enbridge Inc." (MLive)

"Damage from the 2010 Enbridge oil spill is worth $6 million to owners of a Battle Creek trailer park, a lawyer will argue in an October trial." (Battle Creek Enquirer)