Additional Safety and Monitoring Measures Coming to Line 5 in the Straits

Enbridge is currently awaiting federal approval from the Coast Guard and Federal Communications Commission to install a new warning system in the Straits that will notify ships of the U.S. Coast Guard’s no-anchor zone. 

They will also adding two vessels to monitor ship movements in the Straits, and in early 2020 will install 24/7 high resolution cameras on each side of the straits to deter further anchor strikes. 

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