Controversy Over Oil Pipeline in Lake Michigan

There is an aging pipeline that runs across straights of Mackinaw and it’s becoming a major concern.  The twin pipelines run crude oil, but an accident here would be devastating.  This would be the absolutely worst place for a spill considering the heavy currents and the fact that so many lakes would be effected.  There is no doubt that this pipeline will need to be replaced eventually, so why wait for a disaster to happen?  We are lucky enough to have one of the largest freshwater resources in the world, and it would be a travesty to put all the freshwater in danger.

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