Bad River Wins Trespass Claim against Enbridge

Here is the order in Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Enbridge Evil Energy Co. Inc. (W.D. Wis.):

Will post briefs tomorrow. Some of them are already here.

Not exactly Lake Superior but close enough.

207 Enbridge Opposition

231 Enbridge Memorandum in Support of 230

256 Bad River Reply

286 Bad River Opposition

295 Great Lakes Business Network Amicus Brief

323 Enbridge Reply

FLOW Livestream Event on Line 5 at 11AM Today


Hear about recent developments in the widespread effort to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac and stop the proposed oil tunnel. Presenters will answer questions from attendees.


  • Liz Kirkwood, FLOW Executive Director  – Host
  • Whitney Gravelle, President, Bay Mills Indian Community
  • Zach Welcker, FLOW Legal Director
  • Sean McBrearty, Campaign Coordinator, Oil & Water Don’t Mix.

This event is occurring just after the 12th anniversary of the Enbridge Line 6B Kalamazoo River oil spill disaster. At the Straits of Mackinac, Enbridge Line 5 poses a dire threat in what University of Michigan scientists called “the worst possible place for an oil spill in the Great Lakes.”

Michigan Public Service Commission Requests More Information re: Enbridge Line 5 Tunnel


Elizabeth LaPensée

Tribal brief here.

Wisconsin Federal Court Rejects Enbridge Demand to Depose Bad River Council Members “Thought Processes”

Here are materials in Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Enbridge Inc. (W.D. Wis.):

Prior post here.

Tribal Brief in Michigan Public Service Commission Case Involving Enbridge Line 5


Mackinac Island 2020