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(MPRN-Lansing) The state of Michigan has scrapped a risk study on Enbridge’s Line 5 and fired the contractor just a week before a first draft of the report was to be released. 

An EPA employee holds one of the types of booms used to clean up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. Patrick Miles of the U.S. Attorney's Office (middle) and acting EPA regional administrator Robert Kaplan (right) made the announcement about the Enbrid
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(MPRN-Lansing) Enbridge Energy says pressure tests on two sections of Line 5 that runs under the Straits of Mackinac show the pipeline is well-maintained and does not pose a threat to the Great Lakes. 

An EPA employee holds one of the types of booms used to clean up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. Patrick Miles of the U.S. Attorney's Office (middle) and acting EPA regional administrator Robert Kaplan (right) made the announcement about the Enbrid
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(MPRN-Lansing) Enbridge Energy says it’s pressure testing the structural integrity of Line Five beneath the Straits of Mackinac. The company says the results appear to show the oil and gas pipeline does not pose a serious threat to the Great Lakes. 

Courtesy of Monica Padula Washington

Kalamazoo resident Monica Padula Washington says videos on social media that showed attacks on protestors in North Dakota inspired her to make the trip to Standing Rock. Padula Washington joined the protests in November. 


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(MPRN-Lansing) The state has extended the deadline for companies to bid on work studying of Enbridge Line 5. That’s the oil and gas pipeline that runs under the Mackinac straits. 

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