After the Mayflower spill, make our voices heard
Enbridge's spin machine is at it again. This time they're telling tall tales about their clean-up efforts in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It's time to demand that Enbridge come clean.
On October 3, Enbridge held their "Investor Days" where they went all out to spin their Kalamazoo River clean-up efforts. They provided anonymous quotes from locals claiming that the Kalamazoo River is “cleaner now than it was before” the company’s devastating 3-million-litre tar sands disaster in 20101.
Looks like someone's nose is growing. And this time, it's not Pinocchio. Let Enbridge’s CEO Al Monaco know that greenwashing doesn't clean up oil spills.
The grim reality is that the Kalamazoo River is still oily. As Enbridge was making its presentation, the US Environmental Protection Agency sent out a press release warning Enbridge of an “oily sheen” from submerged oil, ordering additional clean-up in three different sections of the river2.
Sound clean to you? If eating oily tar sands fish sounds like a bad idea, tell Enbridge to come clean about the state of Kalamazoo.
Once we've collected 10,000 comments, we’ll hand-deliver your messages to Enbridge’s Headquarters in Calgary. In the meantime, your comments will make CEO Al Monaco's nose grow... and grow... and grow.
Senior Energy Campaigner, ForestEthics Advocacy