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Erosion created a gap beneath Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac that’s wider than allowed under an agreement with the state of Michigan, Enbridge Inc. said Wednesday.
The Canadian energy company is using a 236-foot-long deep-water drilling vessel to sample the lakebed and gather rock cores in preparation for the controversial tunnel project.
Enbridge filed with the Michigan Court of Claims “to establish the constitutional validity and enforceability” of the agreements signed last year, the company said in a statement.
video showing Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 pipeline taking damage was recently released, sparking a new debate on the risks of having an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.
Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 pipeline has been a contentious issue in Michigan, but another Great Lakes state also has issues with the Canadian company.
A Senate committee has approved a proposal that would move forward Gov. Rick Snyder’s agreement with Enbridge for a tunnel to encase the Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
State officials briefed reporters on a conference call today about the agreement with Enbridge Inc. for pipeline improvements, and then…
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