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Court: Michigan Great Lakes tunnel deal constitutional

Nuts, bolts and fittings are ready to be added on June 8, 2017, to the east leg of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline near St. Ignace, Michigan, as Enbridge prepares to test the east and west sides of the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac in Mackinaw City, Michigan. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP, File)

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that legislators did not violate the state constitution by allowing the construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath a channel linking two of the Great Lakes, clearing the way for the project to proceed unless another court intervenes.

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