Enbridge Applies for Construction of Great Lakes Pipeline Tunnel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. has applied for state and federal authorization to construct an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the Michigan waterway that connects two of the Great Lakes. The Canadian company wants to build a roughly 4-mile-long (6.4-kilometer-long) tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac. It would replace the underwater segment of Line 5, a pipeline that runs between Superior, Wisconsin, and Sarnia, Ontario.  Enbridge submitted a joint application on Wednesday to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Approval from both is needed for the project to go forward. “The Great Lakes Tunnel Project unequivocal

LOG IN to view this article.

Not Yet A Subscriber? Here are Your Options.

1) Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter here and gain access to all articles and resources.

2) SUBSCRIBE to Global Energy Infrastructure and gain ACCESS to premium data for the energy industry.*


*Access will be granted the next business day.

Related Articles


{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}