"The annual and growing threat is not worth risking the Great Lakes, nor your reputation as a leader who takes the protection of our public trust resources seriously."
The project has been fraught with charges of conflicts of interest and behind-the-scenes dealings between state agencies and Enbridge.
"We were very fortunate in the fact that there's a natural containment the oil resides."
“They wanted this one to happen quietly and under the radar.”
Indigenous people aren’t the only ones opposed to the plan.
"Today's announcement may as well have said that Canada is pulling out of the Paris climate agreement."
While Americans were off celebrating the fourth of July, Canadian pipeline company giant Enbridge worked a deal with the Wisconsin Budget about its controversial proposed Line 61 tar sands pipeline expansion project. This proposal is not yet final, so let's hope it does not pass.