Activists disrupt Snyder speech to push removal of pipeline

May 27, 2015 9:22 PM

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As business and political luminaries gather for a conference on Mackinac Island, environmentalists hope to draw attention to a nearby underwater oil pipeline they say should be removed.

Some protesters briefly disrupted Gov. Rick Snyder's opening speech at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Mackinac Policy Conference Wednesday. He says he "respects everything they said" but their methods "are another story."

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