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Community Conversation on Line 5 – West Michigan Environmental Action Council

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Line 5 is a 645-mile oil pipeline that transports 22 million gallons of crude oil and natural gas liquids every day from western Canada to Eastern Canada through the Great Lakes. However, this pipeline is currently in a state of significant deterioration, posing a catastrophic risk to the precious freshwater resource that is the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes are not only a vital source of drinking water for millions of people, but they also support a diverse ecosystem and provide countless recreational opportunities. The potential for an oil spill from Line 5 threatens not only the lakes themselves but also the 400 rivers, streams, wetlands, farmland, and tribal lands that rely on them.

During this Community Conversation, we will discuss the environmental and economic risks posed by Line 5 and explore alternative solutions for transporting oil and gas that do not jeopardize our Great Lakes. Join us as we work together to ensure the protection and preservation of this invaluable natural resource.

During the event, you’ll have the chance to share your thoughts, ask questions, and gain a deeper understanding of Line 5’s impact on our community and environment. Our knowledgeable speakers, Erica Bouldin, MICAN’s Line 5 Educator and Marshall Kilgore, WMEAC’s Director of Engagement, will provide valuable insights and facilitate an open and inclusive discussion.

Register here.


March 28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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