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July 23 & 24, 2020

To mark the ten-year anniversary of the Enbridge oil spill into the Kalamazoo River, please join the Pipeline Safety Trust for two roundtable discussions looking back at the spill and assessing its consequences. Panelists will discuss the current state of pipeline safety, regulatory affairs, operations, the condition of the Kalamazoo River, public health, and more. The sessions will take place 17 hours apart to coincide with the time of the pipeline rupture and its eventual discovery.

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Session 1: National Consequences

This session is now available for on-demand viewing

Thursday, July 23, 5:58 pm Eastern Time (the time the rupture occurred, 10 years ago)
90 Minutes

Moderated by Bill Caram
Deputy Director, Pipeline Safety Trust


  • Mark Schauer
    Former U.S. Representative from Michigan’s 7th District
  • Alan Mayberry
    Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety,
  • Jennifer Homendy
    National Transportation Safety Board
  • Mike Koby
    Vice President, U.S. Operations,
    Enbridge Inc.
  • Carl Weimer
    Executive Director,
    Pipeline Safety Trust


Session 2: Local Consequences
Friday, July 24, 11:17 am Eastern Time (the time the spill was discovered)
90 Minutes

Moderated by Jeffrey Insko
Board Secretary, Pipeline Safety Trust


  • Ralph Dollhopf
    On-Site Coordinator,
    Environmental Protection Agency
  • Mike Moeller
    Director, Great Lakes Region, Enbridge Inc.
  • Mozhgon Rajaee
    Assistant Professor, Public Health,
    Oakland University
  • Beth Wallace
    Great Lakes Freshwater
    Campaign Manager,
    National Wildlife Federation
  • Jaynan Montague (invited)
    Displaced Resident
  • Kyle Whyte
    Professor & Timnick Chair, Dept. of Philosophy,
    Michigan State University
  • Kenneth Kornheiser, DVM
    Board Vice President,
    Kalamazoo River Watershed Council

Click here to download a pdf flyer for this virtual conference.