Enbridge insists pipelines safe despite worn-away covering

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Operators of twin oil pipelines beneath the swirling waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge insisted Monday they remain structurally sound even though an outer layer of protective covering has worn away in some places, while skeptics said the deterioration is further evidence the lines should be shut down.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press