Reports & Media Releases

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 Straits. FLOW Comments on the… Read more »

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 application to extract more life… Read more »

Enbridge’s Neglect of 64-Year-Old “Line 5” Pipelines Risks Mackinac Straits, Requires State to Stop Oil and Hold Hearings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TO MEDIA: June 29, 2017 Contacts: 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    TRAVERSE CITY – After the revelation earlier this month that Enbridge for years routinely violated a legal… Read more »

Media Release: FLOW Urges State Rejection of Nestlé Corporation’s Bid to Increase Water Extraction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              April 21, 2017 Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                                Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org FLOW (For Love of Water)                                                     Office: (231) 944-1568; Cell: (570) 872-4956 Contact: James Olson, Legal Advisor          … Read more »

PR: Citizens Respond to Attorney General Schuette: Get Off the Sidelines on Line 5 and Protect Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Media Contacts: Leonard Page 231-268-8430/ leonard@thepages.net David Holtz 313-300-4454/david@davidholtz.org   Citizens Respond to Attorney General Schuette: Get Off the Sidelines on Line 5 and Protect Great Lakes Responding today to a letter from Attorney General Bill Schuette, citizens groups from across the state told state officials that their… Read more »

PR: State of Michigan Takes a “Holiday” from Preventing Line 5 Oil Spill Disaster in Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                         March 9, 2017 Contact:  Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                               Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org FLOW (For Love of Water)                            … Read more »