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Community Forum Well Attended

Apr 26, 2016

On Sunday April 24, the Green Team of the First Presbyterian Church, Marshfield and 80 Feet is Enough! sponsored a Community Forum to raise awareness about Enbridge Pipeline Expansion.

Information about the speakers and links to their presentations :

  • Mark Borchardt, a property owner from the Town of Lincoln. Enbridge's has an easement on his property. The pipeline pumps 2.1 Million barrels of oil/day under his driveway. Borchardt discussed property issues and pipeline safety.
  • Elizabeth Ward, of the Sierra Club's John Muir Chapter. She explained the environmental concerns of Enbridge's pipelines. You may download her powerpoint by clicking here.
  • Faith Fitzpatrick, of the United States Geological Survey's Wisconsin Water Science Center, talked about Enbridg'se oil spill in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Here is a link to her slideshow.
  • Mary Beth Elliott, emeritus professor at UW-Madison, talked about the health effects of tar sands. Here is a link to her slideshow.

Enbridge was invited and chose not to participate.

A video may be watched by clicking here.