State and national governments are reviewing the impacts shutting down Line 5 would have on jobs, economic development, and the environment across the region. CEA’s recently commissioned independent study assessing job losses was cited as one of the many consequences of shutting down the pipeline for political purposes.
It’s a similar story in the U.S. The Consumer Energy Alliance, a pro-industry U.S. advocacy group, has estimated a Line 5 shutdown would cost Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Pennsylvania a combined US$20.8 billion in economic activity and risk 33,000 jobs.
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