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Enbridge pipeline showdown looms in Michigan

 


When Enbridge Line 5 was built in 1953, the notion of tribal consultation was often overlooked by states and corporations.

In those days, pipeline construction was a simple matter. The company paid the state of Michigan $2,450 for an easement for a portion of its pipeline on the lake bottom of the Straits of Mackinac.

Today, however, the state of Michigan and 12 tribes are demanding more from Enbridge than money; they want accountability, meaningful consultation and the right to stop the flow of oil through the aging pipeline.

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