Lambton County Council Supports Line 5

According to a report from BlackburnNews.com, the Lambton County Council in Ontario has gone on record in support of the continued safe operation of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline.

The council approved a resolution saying the pipeline is critical to the safe, efficient delivery of energy to residents, commerce and industry in the Great Lakes region.

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley says the motion put forward by St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold was endorsed unanimously.

“Not only did Lambton County endorse it, a large number of other community groups like the construction association, environmental association, the economic partnership have also come forward,” says Bradley. “Because until this issue was just raised a couple of weeks ago, there was no awareness in Ontario that there was consideration to shutting this pipeline down. And if this pipeline was shut down, that’s the worst case scenario, then that would have a devastating impact on jobs, not just in Sarnia-Lambton but across the province.”

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