CEA’s recent independent study assessing job losses and economic impacts in Michigan from a political shutdown of Line 5 was recently cited as propane prices reach seasonal highs. And, with home heating season quickly approaching, consumers are going to be seeing an even larger economic impact.
Immediate supply shortages would kill jobs, hamstring Michigan manufacturers, stiff farmers, close small businesses and more. The Consumer Energy Alliance estimates Nessel’s goal would kill thousands of jobs, cost the state $3 billion in economic activity, $1 billion in gross state product and drain $56.8 million tax dollars out of public coffers.
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