Reports & Media Releases

FLOW Supports Gov. Whitmer’s Request for a ‘Line 5’ Opinion from Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                         January 2, 2019 Jim Olson, Founder and President                                                             Email: olson@envlaw.com FLOW (For Love of Water), Traverse City, MI       … Read more »

Snyder Administration Knowingly Violates State Law, Constitution in Race to Seal ‘Line 5’ Oil Tunnel Deals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                         December 18, 2018 Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director                                                               Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org FLOW (For Love of Water), Traverse City, MI       … Read more »

For Immediate Release: Gov. Snyder’s “Line 5” Oil Tunnel Increases Risk of Great Lakes Oil Spill

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                 October 3, 2018 Jim Olson, President, Legal Advisor                                                           Email: Jim@FLOWforWater.org FLOW (For Love of Water), Traverse City, MI           … Read more »

Michigan Groundwater Emergency

Jim Olson, President, Legal Advisor Dave Dempsey, Senior Policy Advisor Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director FLOW (For Love of Water) Office: (231) 944-1568, Cell: (570) 872-4956 Email: Jim@FLOWforWater.org Email: Dave@FLOWforWater.org Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org Web: www.FLOWforWater.org Michigan Groundwater Emergency FLOW Report Calls for Major Policy Reforms to Protect The Drinking Water Source for 45% of Michiganders Traverse City,… Read more »

Public Water, Public Justice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2018 Jim Olson, President, Legal Advisor Dave Dempsey, Senior Policy Advisor Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director FLOW (For Love of Water) Office: (231) 944-1568, Cell: (570) 872-4956   Email: Jim@FLOWforWater.org Email: Dave@FLOWforWater.org Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org Web: www.FLOWforWater.org “Public Water, Public Justice” FLOW Releases Model Legislation to Protect Michigan’s Public Waters and the… Read more »

State-Commissioned Line 5 Risk Analysis Underlines Urgency of Shutdown, FLOW Says

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                      August 21, 2018 Even the significantly understated economic impacts of a spill from Line 5 at the Straits of Mackinac in a state-commissioned analysis reveal a fiscal and human price tag too high for the people of Michigan, FLOW (For Love of Water) said in comments submitted to Lansing officials before Sunday’s… Read more »

FLOW Says Army Corps Must Conduct Full Environmental Review of Line 5

Enbridge’s latest in a long series of requests for government approval of a change in design that elevates a large portion of Line 5 pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac must trigger a full environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a Great Lakes law and policy center said today in formal comments… Read more »