Christopher R. Clark

Supervising Senior Attorney Midwest Office

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Christopher R. Clark is a supervising senior attorney based in the Midwest office in Chicago.

The Latest from Christopher R. Clark

January 2, 2024

In the News: WLUC

Great Lakes tribes appeal MPSC permit for Line 5 tunnel project

“In the contested case, we had a tunneling expert and a pipeline safety expert raise significant safety concerns about this tunnel. The concern is that there would be a leak of product within the enclosed tunnel that would create an explosive environment underneath the Straits of Mackinac, which just creates another risk of an oil spill. In essence, the tunnel is trading one set of risks for another.”
January 14, 2022

In the News: Great Lakes Now

Enbridge returns to court for Line 5 permit

“In total they’ve filed nine motions to strike testimony from the record, multiple motions directed at testimony submitted by our client the Bay Mills Indian Community, and this is a very disappointing attempt to silence the voice of Tribes before the Michigan Public Service Commission.”
January 6, 2022

In the News: MiBiz

Pipeline expert testifies that state agency is downplaying Line 5 tunnel explosion risk

“It’s quite disappointing and frustrating that Enbridge has taken such an aggressive position to silence the concerns of the tribes.”
October 29, 2021

In the News: WUWM

Ojibwe tribes fight Wisconsin wolf hunt in federal court

“It’s important to note that our claims in federal court are on behalf of tribes who have treaty rights under the United States Constitution. Treaties are the supreme law of the land, and so they trump anything that’s going on with respect to the state law issues that are being litigated in Dane County.”
April 28, 2021

In the News: Detroit Metro Times

Could an ancient, submerged cultural site stop Enbridge's Great Lakes pipeline?

"The pipeline presents a terrible risk, a calamity, that will deeply affect resources the tribes have protected by treaty."