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Kalamazoo, MI side  #Line 5

“When another Enbridge pipeline ruptured in 2010, it spilled over 1 million gallons of heavy crude oil into the Kalamazoo River. It was the largest land-based oil spill in U.S. history, and is still being cleaned up. Enbridge’s Line 5 through the Straits of Mackinac is 15 years older than its pipeline that gushed oil into the Kalamazoo River.”
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Embridge Denied Easement in Wisconsin

A victory for Wisconities on Pipeline #5 as others around the world keep close eye on the two pipelines in Wisconsin  the Bad River Band denies renewal.  As  the  #standingrock standoff continues in North Dakota regarding potential contamination under the Missouri River.

“The Governing Board of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa voted today, January 5th, 2017 to deny Enbridge a rebadriverp5newed easement to cross 11 parcels of land the tribe owns, and Enbridge is now sending oil thru without an easement contract. The original pipeline (#5) was built in 1953 with an expected life cycle of 50 years. This is the same line involved in the devastating Kalamazoo River, Michigan spill a couple of years ago.”

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