DEQ Issues First Permit for the Line 5 Tunnel Project

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued the first permit for the Line 5 Tunnel project on Tuesday, January 22nd. The permit allows Enbridge to take soil and rock samples from the Straits, in order to determine how to best construct the tunnel. Enbridge Spokesmen, Ryan Duffy says the company will also need a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which they have not received yet, before they can start collecting samples.

Stay Tuned for more updates as the tunnel project permitting gets underway.

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