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StrmanglrOctober 3rd, 2018, 10:17 am
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Michigan, Enbridge agree on deal to replace 65-year-old crude oil pipes in Straits of Mackinac.

www.clickondetroit.com/michigan-water/michigan-enbridge-agree-on-deal-to-replace-65-year-old-crude-oil-pipes-in-straits-of-mackinac



TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have agreed to replace twin 65-year-old crude oil pipes in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes with another that would run through a tunnel far below the lake bed, officials told The Associated Press.

The plan calls for drilling an opening for the new pipeline through bedrock at depths that could exceed 100 feet (30 meters) beneath the Straits of Mackinac, a more than 4-mile-wide (6.4-kilometer) waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge, officials told the AP prior to an announcement scheduled for Wednesday. The massive engineering project is expected to take seven to 10 years to complete, at a cost of $350 million to $500 million — all of which the company would pay.



PartsmanOctober 3rd, 2018, 6:05 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 199
Certainly sounds like good news jobs created and our great lakes protected. More good news was the grayling fish farm is no more, Im not against a fish farm per se, but not something that has the ausable river running right through it.
Mike.

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