Ohio, Louisiana want to intervene in Enbridge Line 5 federal lawsuit

The states of Ohio and Louisiana have asked to intervene in a federal court case over the future of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline through Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac. The states, led by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, filed a request Friday seeking amici status in Enbridge’s case against the state government’s revocation of its 1953 easement through the Straits of Mackinac. As early as July 2019, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s office expressed concern about how a Line 5 closure would hurt refinery jobs, fuel costs and disrupt airline schedules that rely on timely deliveries of fuel that stems from t…

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