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Gary Street

Gary Street

Gary Street has a B.S. and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan. He spent 30 years at Dow Chemical in various engineering and management roles. The bulk of those years involved the resolution of environmental issues. After retiring from Dow, he co-founded Midland Engineering, a consulting firm. His work has involved a wide variety of environmental issues throughout the U.S. He recently presented several lectures on current environmental challenges at Michigan Tech, is the author of numerous technical papers, and co-author of the textbook, “Applied Chemical Process Design." He continues to work with several nonprofit environmental organizations.

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Column: Why the Enbridge Line 5 tunnel is a pipe bomb at the Straits  

By: - April 8, 2022

The sordid details of Enbridge’s Line 5 in Michigan reveal at least 33 spills, along with at least 3 anchor/cable strikes that had the potential to cause a massive oil spill. We’ve been lucky. Incredibly lucky. But our luck will run out. Enbridge proposes to build a tunnel for Line 5. They assure us — […]