FLOW for Water's Liz Kirkwood is spot-on. But the sad truth is that Snyder doesn't have the courage to take on Enbridge.
"It’s high time for our state leaders to stop deferring to a private interest. The state should immediately collect and publicize all data about the condition of the pipelines in the Straits, apply the law, and involve the public in an open process to determine how best to prevent a catastrophic oil spill in our Great Lakes." ... See MoreSee Less
The EPA has agreed to become a cooperating agency for the Rover Pipeline project with specific concerns such as the "purpose, need, alternatives considered, and the impacts and mitigation." They are also interested in hearing from landowners regarding those specific concerns. Since they were able to successfully stall the Keystone Pipeline over certain safety and environmental concerns they do have some influence over the matter. I encourage landowners to express their concerns specific to the matters The EPA is interested in hearing to Region 5 email Virginia Laszewski at Laszewski.Virginia@epa.gov
It will probably take another Federal agency to intervene with the current federal agency (FERC) in order for our concerns to be truly heard. It certainly couldn't hurt. ... See MoreSee Less
A lady I know lives in Elba township in lapeer county and she spoke with her township supervisor and he stated either sixty or forty percent of the gas in the ETR pipe will go to Michigan markets. She was sure it was that much gas. Is it possible Elba isn't on board with the rest of the townships in opposing it? I thought that was stretching the truth a bit and I don't believe she misunderstood ... ... See MoreSee Less
We are property owners in southeast Michigan who will be directly affected by Enbridge as they seek to “replace” miles of Line 6B pipeline. If you care to learn more about how this all started for us, we explain in this video. You can contact us here