Bloomberg Law
May 17, 2023, 9:54 PM

Enbridge Fights Michigan Top Cop’s Line 5 Rupture Risk Claims

Alex Ebert
Alex Ebert

The Michigan attorney general is seeking the immediate shutdown of Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5, a mixed oil and gas pipeline that runs for part of its length along the lake bed between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron that separates Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas.

The 645-mile line is in danger of rupturing due to fast-moving erosion along a river bank near Lake Superior, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) alleged in a brief filed with the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin Wednesday. The line transports up to 540,000 barrels per day of light crude oil, light ...

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