LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today noted the deadline for proposals for the independent risk analysis and alternatives analysis on the Enbridge Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac, is a week away on April 11.
The risk analysis will focus on identifying the current risks of the Line 5 pipelines and the alternatives analysis will seek viable options to replace the current pipeline. Both analyses will help inform future decisions by the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board.
Schuette served as co-chair of the Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force, which released recommendations in 2015 for an independent review and risk analysis of the pipelines that run underneath the waters of the Mackinac Strait. Implementing the recommendations of the task force continues as the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board works toward ensuring the safety, upkeep and transparency of issues related to Michigan’s network of pipelines.