Shutting down the Line 5 pipeline would force families, businesses and industries in Michigan to pay more than $2.2 billion more for transportation fuel every year, according to an independent third-party analysis commissioned by Consumer Energy Alliance which was discussed in Bridge Michigan.
The report showed that if a shutdown occurred, Michiganders would have to pay more than $2.2 billion more in transportation fuel costs every single year. Gas prices are already skyrocketing, putting a heavy burden on Michigan residents and small businesses. The last thing we need is a shutdown of our key energy infrastructure causing us to pay billions more per year.
Small businesses are already working overtime to overcome inflation and staffing challenges during these difficult times. They don’t need to be burdened with additional costs that a Line 5 shutdown would bring too. Shutting down Line 5 would be disastrous for our economy, our small businesses and all of our residents.
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