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View Diary: MI-GOV: Democrat Mark Schauer Leads by Demanding State of Art Pipeline Stewardship from Enbridge (11 comments)

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  •  This issue has the potential (7+ / 0-)

    to transcend party lines. Many conservatives are outdoorsfolk, and measures to keep the water clean are very popular in this state. Enbridge is notorious here too for their 2010 oil spill into the Kalamazoo River (Schauer represented this area in both the MI statehouse and the US Congress) and subsequent crappy response to same.

    This bit

    ...full replacement using skilled Michigan workers...
    could be viewed as a slap at Enbridge for getting caught importing illegal immigrants, literally by the busload, from Texas to work the cleanup, at a time when local unemployment was well over 10%. Enbridge is not real popular around these parts.

    "A lie is not the other side of a story; it's just a lie."

    by happy camper on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 04:51:28 PM PDT

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