Reports & Media Releases

Liz Kirkwood’s Comment to the PSAB

Over two years ago, the Governor of Michigan created this Advisory Board by Executive Order to “Review and make recommendations for statutory, regulatory, and contractual implementation of the Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force Report.”  This meant the board was required to oversee an independent and comprehensive analysis of risks and alternatives.    Instead we Michiganders… Read more »

For Immediate Release: FLOW RESPONDS TO STATE-ENBRIDGE AGREEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        November 27, 2017 Contact:  Liz Kirkwood                                                       Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org Executive Director                                                              Office: (231) 944-1568… Read more »

Media Release: 1% for the Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                October 26, 2017 Contact: Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                     Contact: Timothy Young, Founder FLOW (For Love of Water)         … Read more »

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 out of… 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… 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 »