Experts: Derailments Highlight Need for Line 5

As Michigan officials continue efforts to shut down the oil and natural gas pipeline known as Line 5, economists say its closure would mean moving more petroleum products by tanker truck and rail, which would negatively affect prices, emissions, and safety.

Studies show if Line 5 were no longer operational, Ohio would bear the brunt of roughly $20.8 billion in economic losses. The OMA is on record in support of the pipeline. 2/28/2023