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PFAS, Line 5 threaten Michigan’s water reputation, Bell’s Brewery owner says (MLive August 21, 2018)

Senate Committee Hearings on the Line 5 Pipeline (Great Lakes Now, August 21, 2018)

Peters makes opening remarks at field hearing (The Daily Mining Gazette, August 20, 2018)

Why Line 5 oil pipeline isn’t on Mackinac Policy Conference agenda (Detroit Free Press, May 29, 2018)

Pipeline poses unacceptable risk to Great Lakes (Chicago Sun Times, August 8, 2017)

“HopCat steps up efforts to oppose Enbridge’s controversial Line 5” (MLive, July 12, 2017)

Big Michigan businesses concerned by Enbridge oil pipeline (UPI, July 12, 2017)

“Athletic challenge adopts advocacy group” (The Record Eagle, June 8, 2017)

Leaders need to stand up for Great Lakes (Record-Eagle, May 15, 2017)

“Popular M22 brand joins group opposing Enbridge’s Line 5 near Mackinac Bridge” (Mlive, March 16, 2017)

Short’s brewing joins other craft beer makers in opposing Enbridge’s Controversial Line 5  (MLIVE, March 10, 2017)

Popular M22 brand joins group opposing Enbridge’s Line 5 near Mackinac Bridge (MLive, March 16, 2017)

“Fighting for Freshwater : M22 + Great Lakes Business Network”  (M22, March 13,2017)

CLEAN WATER MAKES BETTER BEER (Short’s Brewing Co. Blog, March 7, 2017 )

Big name retailers join fight against Enbridge pipeline (Petoskey News, March 7, 2017)

Great Lakes businesses join forces against oil pipeline (Great Lakes Echo, February 17, 2017)

“We take all this risk for very little reward:” Bell’s Brewery takes stand on Enbridge’s Line 5 (Stateside, February 14, 2017)

Charlevoix county businesses among new group opposed to Enbridge Line 5 (Boyne Gazette, January 19, 2017)

Dangerous straits (Journal Sentinel, January 18, 2017)

A new coalition of Midwest business leaders is formed to decommission Enbridge Oil Company’s massive pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac (Great Lakes News, January 12, 2017)

Business owners: Shut down Line 5 (Record Eagle, January 12, 2017)

Businesses Band Together in New Group Against Oil Pipeline (9and10News,  January 11, 2017)

Bell’s Brewery, Shepler’s Ferry form group to oppose Enbridge Line 5 (MLive, January 11, 2017)

Tribe, businesses oppose Enbridge Line 5 pipeline (Great Lakes Today, January 11, 2017)

Michigan business owners take aim at oil pipelines to protect environment, livelihoods” (Jan 11, 2017)

Wisconsin tribe moves to eject Enbridge Line 5 from reservation (MLive, January 6, 2017)

Pipeline serving Sarnia’s Chemical Valley raising concern in Michigan (The Observer, January 18, 2017)

Just Talk Line 5, with Chris Shepler and Brad Shamla (WCMU, December 16, 2016)

Lake Charlevoix Brewing Company Welcomes National Wildlife Federation for Informational Evening Focused on Line 5 Pipeline (#ShutDownLine5) (PromoteMichigan, October 27, 2016)

Documentary Spotlights Mackinac Oil Pipelines (WoodTV8, September 8, 2016)

Should Line 5 be shut down? (MyNorth, September 1, 2016)

The Cleanest Line – Great Lakes, Bad Line (Patagonia, August 30, 2016)

A ruptured Line 5 could ruin Shepler’s Ferry, other Mackinac Island business (Fox 2, June 6, 2016)

Officials say Mackinac oil pipelines have too little support (AP, August 4, 2016)

Michigan must act now to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 (Detroit Free Press, June 23, 2016)

The underwater pipeline that could break the Great Lakes (The Week, June 18, 2016)

A ruptured line 5 could ruin Shepler’s Ferry, other Mackinac Island business (Fox 2, June 6, 2016)

Activists highlight risk of oil spill at Mackinac Policy Conference (FREEP, June 1, 2016)

Shut down the Line 5 oil pipeline at the Straits of Mackinac (Sault Ste. Marie Evening News, May 30, 2016)

Editorial: Enbridge, state must close, decommission Line 5 (Traverse City Record Eagle, May 15, 2016)

State shouldn’t wait to safeguard Great Lakes from devastating oil spill (Detroit Free Press, March 31, 2016)

Brewers Getting Together at Breweries Having Brews (Northern Express, March 11, 2016)

What lurks beneath the Great Lakes? An oil pipeline that couldn’t get built today (WP, January 2, 2016)

What lurks beneath the Great Lakes? An oil pipeline that couldn’t be built today. (Chicago Tribune, December 31, 2015)

Mackinac oil won’t mix with water – the lifeblood of craft-brew business (MLive, September 24, 2015)

Retire aging Straits of Mackinac oil pipelines to protect Great Lakes, island (Crains Detroit Business, May 24, 2015)

Short’s Brewing ties seasonal beer to clean water campaign (Great Lakes Echo May 13, 2014)

Beer vs. Oil: Beer Wins (Mother Jones, August 23, 2013)

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Northern Michigan Business Owners Say Line 5 Not Worth the Risk (National Wildlife Federation, 2017)

Actions Speak Louder Than Words (National Wildlife Federation, 2017)

Seven Years and Counting (The National Wildlife Federation, 2017)

Shut Down Line 5: Ice Coverage (Hopcat/Barfly and Kent County Water Conservation, 2016)

The Kalamazoo River Oil Disaster (National Wildlife Federation, 2017)

Great Lakes, Bad Line (Patagonia, 2016)

Study: Enbridge Line 5 ‘worst place’ for Great Lakes spill (Wood TV8, July 22, 2015)

The Dirty Secret at the Bottom of the Great Lakes: Oil & Water (Motherboard, August 11, 2015)