Line 5 virtual info session tonight

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Energy, Great Lakes and Environment will hold an information session on Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel application submittals from 6 to 7 p.m. today.

EGLE staff will provide an overview of the application submitted by Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership related to the proposed Line 5 Great Lakes Tunnel Project crossing the Straits of Mackinac and our permitting process for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit and Part 325, Great Lakes Submerged Lands; and Part 303, Wetlands Protection, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended, permit applications.

The purpose of the meeting is to explain what has been received in the applications, discuss how the public can participate and comment, and the timeline for permit decisions.

How to attend the Online Meeting:

To attend the online public information meeting register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_82fA6MIZT_ijcWzlm_LpVg. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the meeting. If you do not have internet access and would like to join by PHONE ONLY please use the following phone number: 312-626-6799, and use access code 932 1332 6501#. Pre-registration is not required to attend the meeting. Individuals interested in participating can click the link above at the start of the event.

Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation in the virtual meeting should contact Sherry Thelen 517-284-5570, or ThelenS5@Michigan.gov at as soon as possible to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.


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