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Tunnel Vision: A master class in rejecting the Line 5 oil tunnel


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. EDT


The Alluvion
414 E Eighth St
The Commongrounds Building
Traverse City, MI 49686
United States

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If you’ve been wanting a better understanding of the Line 5 oil tunnel’s real risks and are looking for ways to engage to help stop it, this is for you.

Groundwork, Sierra Club, Progress Michigan, and Oil & Water Don't Mix have teamed up to present "Tunnel Vision: A master class in rejecting the Line 5 oil tunnel."

Some of the leading voices in the movement to shut down Line 5 will offer a compelling, clear, and multi-layered picture of why the oil tunnel is a risky and false solution—and explain why we cannot afford to wait to shut down the existing dual pipelines. A Q/A session will give you a chance to ask your own questions.

Presenters will also suggest ways you can take action to help stop the proposed oil tunnel and, more broadly, help shut down the freshwater apocalypse-in-waiting known as Line 5.

This event happens at a crucial moment in the arc of Line 5, with multiple court cases and permit reviews underway, and key decisions expected in coming months.

Speakers include:
Brian O’Mara, Geological Engineer and 30-Year Tunnel Expert
Frank Ettawageshik, Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan
Denise Keele, Executive Director Michigan Climate Action Network
Sean McBrearty, Operations Director, Oil & Water Don’t Mix
Ashley Rudzinski, Climate & Environment Program Director, Groundwork

The state and nationally renowned experts will offer insight about the tunnel from multiple key perspectives: legal, policy, technical and cultural. Your involvement now is important, and speakers will have strategic advice for taking action.


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