For an in-depth and fascinating coverage of this issue, see Dan Egan’s introduction to Oil and Water, Parts 1 and 2, at https://projects.jsonline.com/news/2017/1/15/intro/oil-and-water.html.
For coverage on the recent agreement, see:
From Enbridge: http://www.enbridge.com/Line5
Advocacy groups: http://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/problem https://www.sierraclub.org/michigan/pipelines
For a fun and informative video (total 28 minutes but you don’t have to watch all of it), check out this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiMEVtNMzdg&sns=fb. They start their journey by sailboat in Lake Superior and end by sailing in the Mackinaw Straits. (Yes, the title reflects their viewpoint but it‘s still interesting and educational – worth watching.)
Published on Jan 23, 2017 Great Lakes, Bad Lines Discover the story of two Michigan born adventurers and their 500-mile, fossil-free journey across the Michigan’s Upper Peninsula along the route of Enbridge Oils Line 5, a 64-year-old pipeline that threatens our inland waters and Great Lakes.
Through the lens of adventure, personal stories, and natural beauty, this film highlights the ecosystems and livelihoods that are at risk and inspires all to take action within their own lives.