Tag Archive: Great Lakes

Mar 26

The Cost of Comfort is Too Much


The newly expanded BP Whiting Refinery, thanks to recent updates is responsible for refining 413,000 barrels of tar sands per day. On Monday, March 24th, the BP Refinery, spewed tar sands into Lake Michigan. A Whiting resident was travelling down 129th St near Indianapolis Blvd on Sunday March 23rd when she spotted a massive plume …

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Jul 14

Oil & Water Don’t Mix Rally

People gather at the Oil & Water Don't Mix Rally on July 14 to draw attention to the 60-year old Enbridge Line 5 pipeline, currently being expanded to carry more tar sands oil.  This pipeline is literally hanging in the Great Lakes and a spill would be catastrophic for communities who rely on these lakes for water.

July 14, 2013 St. Ignace, MI — On Sunday hundreds gathered at Bridge View Park in St. Ignace for Oil and Water Don’t Mix: A Rally for the Great Lakes. Folks came from across the midwest and arrived by bus, car, and bike to amplify our voices as a part of the collective citizenry concerned about the dangers of …

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