Time to protect Great Lakes from oil spill is now

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An oil pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac should be shut down.

On this point, most parties now agree — except, we presume, Enbridge Energy Partners, the Canadian company that owns and operates the pipeline.

In this conflict, the cause has found a champion in state Attorney General Bill Schuette, who deserves praise for his efforts to shed light on this looming environmental disaster.  Read More