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‘We were here first’: Tribes say Line 5 pipeline tunnel ignores treaty rights

By Andy Balaskovitz/Energy News Network Michigan officials have spent the past year pursuing a plan to tunnel an oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac while ignoring the 182-year-old treaty rights of Native Americans, multiple tribal leaders say. While the Snyder administration formally met with tribes three times over the past year under a State-Tribal […]