A single oil spill from the aging Line 5 pipeline could impact more than 150 miles of coastline. Enbridge has been trying to assure the public that Line 5 is completely safe.
A pattern emerges with rulings that went to extreme lengths to enable corporate law-breaking abroad. High-level courts simply polish up the justifications for corporate impunity provided by lower courts.
Calvin F. Exoo is the Charles D., Sarah and John D. Munsil Professor of Government at St. Lawrence University.
Christian Exoo is a Building Supervisor at the St. Lawrence University Libraries in Canton, New York.