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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Bill Howard

Addition Resources for Pipeline Information

Common Ground Alliance – The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is a member-driven association dedicated to ensuring public safety, environmental protection, and the integrity of services by promoting effective damage prevention practices.www.commongroundalliance.com   […]

How You Can Help

One of the best ways to protect yourself and your family if you live near a pipeline is to learn how to become the eyes and ears on the ground […]

Oil Spill Response

The severity of impact of an oil spill depends on a variety of factors including physical characteristics of the oil and environmental conditions such as water temperature and weather.  Each […]

Pipeline Safety

Despite being the safest way to transport oil and gas products over long distances, pipelines come with an inherent risk.  There are a number of measures that pipeline operators can take […]

Pipeline Risks

Releases of products carried through pipelines can impact the environment and may result in injuries or fatalities as well as property damage.  The risk associated with pipelines varies depending on […]

Pipeline Permitting in Michigan

​Community engagement is a vital part of many pipeline projects. Public participation contributes to better decisions because decision-makers have more complete information in the form of additional facts, values, and […]

Pipelines in Michigan

The Great Lakes represent one-fifth of the world’s fresh surface water. Forty million people rely on the Great Lakes for their drinking water, and millions more benefit from the commerce […]