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  • Michigan Officials Direct Nestlé to Reexamine Impact to Freshwater Resources of Increased Pumping Proposal

    Michigan Officials Direct Nestlé to Reexamine Impact to Freshwater Resources of Increased Pumping Proposal

    FLOW's Nestle Fact Sheet Related Links Reports and Handouts Jim Olson on Great Lakes Compact (Video) Press Releases Related Posts The Council of Canadians More on Nestlé Water Grab Acting in part on scientific evidence developed and submitted by FLOW and our expert team, the Michigan Department of Environmental has directed Swiss water-bottling …Read More »
  • FLOW to Michigan Officials: Sideline the Study and Stop the Oil

    FLOW to Michigan Officials: Sideline the Study and Stop the Oil

      FLOW today submitted formal public comments on the State of Michigan’s 337-page “Alternative Analysis for the Straits Pipeline,” calling on state officials to scrap the fatally flawed study and stop Line 5’s oil because of Enbridge’s repeated violations of the 1953 easement allowing the pipelines to occupy the bottom of the Mackinac …Read More »
  • We Unite Over Water

    We Unite Over Water

      In our culture a river is typically a boundary, differentiating one domain from another. The Mississippi River, for example, is the border of 10 states. There’s another way to look at a river—as the center of a basin, accepting and uniting all of its tributary waters. And its tributary …Read More »
  • Enbridge’s Neglect of 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines in Mackinac Straits Requires State to Apply Law, Stop Oil, Reject Permit

    Enbridge’s Neglect of 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines in Mackinac Straits Requires State to Apply Law, Stop Oil, Reject Permit

    Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                                  Cell: 570-872-4956 FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                          Email: liz@flowforwater.org Jim Olson, Founder & President                                                   Cell: 231-499-8831 FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                          Email: olson@envlaw.com ST. IGNACE – The state of Michigan must immediately apply the law, stop Line 5’s oil flow, and reject a Canadian company’s …Read More »
  • Analysis of Alternatives to 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines Riddled with Bad Assumptions, Miscalculations

    Analysis of Alternatives to 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines Riddled with Bad Assumptions, Miscalculations

      TRAVERSE CITY – A draft report for the State by Dynamic Risk Inc. of alternatives to Enbridge’s risky twin oil pipelines crossing the lakebed at the Straits of Mackinac is so deeply flawed, according to FLOW, a Traverse City-based Great Lakes water law and policy center, that the State …Read More »

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