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Enbridge Scores Victory in Michigan Pipeline Tunnel Lawsuit

June 11, 2020, 6:16 PM

Michigan regulators can’t renege on a deal allowing Enbridge Inc. to replace its aging Line 5 dual oil and gas line with a tunneled line under the Straits of Mackinac because the state committee approving the project was created lawfully, a Michigan court ruled Thursday.

A three-judge Court of Appeals panel rejected Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s (D) challenge to the Canadian oil giant’s $500 million tunnel project. Nessel is expected to appeal the ruling to the Michigan Supreme Court.

  • Nessel had argued that the bill enabling the committee that approved the deal violated procedural rules for naming of legislation....
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