The debate in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is not unique in the Northeast, where pipeline constraints are forcing decisions.
A task force is expected to propose new regulations to limit leaks from landfills and natural gas infrastructure.
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.