Podcast — April 24, 2018 at 7:12 am

EPISODE 80 – When it comes to Enbridge Line 5, “We don’t even know the worst-case scenario” wsg Liz Kirkwood from For Love of Water


The show notes for Episode 80 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/04/episode-80-when-it-comes-to-enbridge-line-5-we-dont-even-know-the-worst-case-scenario-wsg-liz-kirkwood-from-for-love-of-water.html

For Love of Water (FLOW) on Twitter: @FlowForWater

Oil and Water Don’t Mix on Twitter: OilWaterDntMix

For Love of Water (FLOW) website: FlowForWater.org

Oil and Water Don’t Mix website: OilAndWaterDontMix.org

The Enbridge Line 5 page at FLOW in HERE.

Chris Savage at Eclectablog: After environmental catastrophe near-miss with Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline under Lake Michigan, Gov. Snyder issues sternly-worded press release

The Line 5 crossing:

Image courtesy of For Love of Water (FLOW)

Liz Kirkwood at FLOW: Anatomy of A Spill in the Great Lakes

Line 5 Update Fact Sheet

Line 5 Alternatives Fact Sheet

Protecting the Heart of the Great Lakes from a Disastrous Oil Spill

ACTION: Endorse the decommission plan HERE.

The Good:
Associated Press: AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

The Bad:
Critically important Andy Slavitt thread starts here:

Jonathan Oosting at The Detroit News: Michigan Senate OKs Medicaid work requirement

Kathleen Gray at the Detroit Free Press: Have Medicaid? New Michigan bill may force you to work

The Shrugly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:
David Wasserman at The Cook Political Report: Risk Factors for 2018 GOP House Incumbents

Ron Fonger at MLive.com: $6.1-million water reserve fund comes between Gov. Snyder, Flint mayor

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Music clips
Intro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre
Can’t You Hear Me Knocking by The Rolling Stones
She Knows by J. Cole
Unclaimed by Mike Wagner/Total Strangers
Outro music: Complain (from the movie Bob Roberts) by David Robbins & Tim Robbins