David Jacobson and Gary Doer write in The Wall Street Journal that pipeline politics are threatening energy security in Michigan and Canada.
- Governor Whitmer of Michigan is threatening to shut down the Line 5 pipeline citing environmental concerns.
- Line 5 carries up to 540,000 barrels of oil and natural gas daily, providing crucial energy to Michigan and Canada.
- Pipelines are among the most environmentally friendly and efficient ways to transport fossil fuels.
- As we have seen with the Colonial Pipeline, pipelines are essential for daily life. Shutting down Line 5 would be damaging for the local economy and environment.
Read the full article here.