A three-member board overseeing the tunnel project for the state is scheduled to hold its first meeting Wednesday.
The remaining six weeks of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s eight-year term will be crucial for the Line 5 pipeline.
The Energy News Network spoke with the architect of a legal argument designed to force government action on climate change.
Michigan officials have spent the past year pursuing a plan to tunnel an oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac while ignoring the 182-year-old treaty rights of Native Americans, multiple tribal leaders say.
The state’s races for governor and attorney general offer voters stark choices on the controversial energy project.