From the Detroit Free Press: ‘Bare metal’ exposed on parts of underwater Straits of Mackinac oil pipeline

From the Detroit Free Press: ‘Bare metal’ exposed on parts of underwater Straits of Mackinac oil pipeline
August 31, 2017 GLN Editor
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, Detroit Free Press

Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials call for immediate inspections and repair to damaged areas of twin pipelines.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and other top state officials on Wednesday called for Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge to immediately repair areas of lost protective coating on twin underwater oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac.

“Protection of Michigan’s natural resources is of utmost importance, and I am greatly concerned by the new information regarding Line 5,” Snyder said in a statement. “I have directed our departments to accelerate an aggressive review of Enbridge operations and maintenance procedures throughout the state.”…

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