Enbridge’s Aging Tar Sands Pipelines Beneath Great Lakes Are ‘Ticking Time Bomb’

EcoWatch: The Straits of Mackinac is a narrow waterway that separates Michigan`s lower peninsula from its upper peninsula. The straights connect two of the Great Lakes: Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. But underneath this iconic part of the Great Lakes are two 62-year old pipelines. The pipelines have never been replaced, despite the well-documented risk of a rupture. "If just one of the pipelines ruptured, it would result in a spill of 1.5 million gallons of oil--and that’s if Enbridge, the company that owns......

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