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  • commented 2016-06-22 16:56:54 -0400
    I have a suggestion. How about you retards stop trying to hike the price of gasoline up to the moon and try to get the pipelines fixed? If the problem was as bad as you claim, then President Obama would be all over them with his little minions over at the EPA, don’t you think? After all HE wants higher fuel prices, too, now doesn’t he? I"m getting very tired of jackwagons like you using fear to try to intimidate me into an illogical action. an action that would hurt more than it would help. Sit down and shut up before you hurt yourselves. people. Be thinking adults and not feeling children
  • commented 2016-06-14 14:20:58 -0400
    Hey folks! Yard Signs are now available at a number of businesses “up north” and online. Get all the details at our Oil & Water Don’t Mix store: http://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/store#!/Yard-Signs/c/19707014/offset=0&sort=normal
  • commented 2016-06-11 19:36:48 -0400
    Have you ever thought of creating a MoveOn.org petition asking people across the US and Canada to sign that they want to have Line 5 shut down?
  • commented 2016-06-09 23:27:52 -0400
    Hello Jannan J. Cornstalk. I am organizing another event in the Straits of Mackinac consisting of a music event, a flotilla, and a motorcycle poker run for Labor Day weekend. I was approached to add a music component which may take place in Congklin Park in Mackinaw City. We encourage you to participate as one of our keynote speakers or to be on hand for a press conference. Thank you. Our email: pipeout2015@gmail.com
  • commented 2016-05-27 17:46:49 -0400
    How do I get a stop pipeline 5 sign to put in front of my business?
  • commented 2016-05-18 10:28:12 -0400
    I am looking to purchase more of your yard signs. They are not available on your website. Only items appear to be stickers and a hat. How can I order more signs?? Thanks!
  • commented 2016-05-18 01:30:55 -0400
    I see a lot of requests popping up for yard signs maybe it would be useful to post something on ur website and social media sites about if available and how to get them.
  • commented 2016-05-05 17:56:17 -0400
    I just want to say that it needs to be shut down immediately. It would be a tragedy if this pipeline fails. Not only for our tourism industry but the loss of natural wildlife would be devastating.
  • commented 2016-04-29 20:46:45 -0400
    In Ann Arbor when the movie Great Lakes, Bad Lines was being shown, I purchased 2 lawn signs. I would like to get a bunch more and have them put up in front of businesses with where there is lots of traffic to see it. How can I get more signs?
  • commented 2016-04-22 11:02:16 -0400
    I am having difficulty signing your petition on line. Others have expressed the same concern. Please guide me through the correct process. Perhaps someone should check the website to make it more user friendly. Thanks
  • commented 2016-04-17 10:45:03 -0400
    Good morning. I am wondering if it would be permissible to download some of your FB pictures to use on my personal FB page? I really like them. I wanted to ask your permission first. Thanks.
  • commented 2016-04-14 21:25:46 -0400
    grant township, cheboygan county approved the model saccpje resolution at it monday, april 11 by a unanimous vote of its board
  • commented 2016-04-14 14:39:49 -0400
    To whom this may concern,

    I am a local Detroit resident and recently, this disastrous pipeline crossing our Great Lakes has been brought to my attention. This is an issue that needs solving now! I created an online and paper petition to get my fellow community and much more involved. So far, I have received a 100 signatures on my written petition and growing, really, I am just getting started! I have half of the carpenters Union, many local business’, and corporations involved. I would like to send my two fully signed petitions over to this organization, once completed. I feel with the right people and enough to care, together we could make a difference! So let’s get this pipe line out of our beautiful water and put where it belongs! Please email me back. I’m willing to make this difference and so should Michigan!

    Thank you for caring,

    Candice Szyndlar.
  • commented 2016-04-08 09:28:09 -0400
    where can I get a (shut down line 5) sign for my lawn?
  • commented 2016-03-16 19:48:56 -0400
    I’m curious. Are there any unions who’ve expressed support for the campaign? Have you attempted to reach out to any?


    Green Unionism can be a potentially powerful strategy. http://ecology.iww.org
  • commented 2016-03-04 08:39:29 -0500
    Hey Folks! I read about you in Audubon mag this month. I wrote a song called Oil and Water Don’t Mix, which we perform in a participatory musical “co-opera” about climate change (Secret of the Seasons: SOS) out here in Vermont. I am happy to share it if you can use it is your local campaign. Maybe you can get local musicians to tweak the words and play at events. Please send me an email with an email address where I can attach a recording and the words/chords for you (or I could drop a CD in the mail). I hope you enjoy it, and succeed in your campaign to shut the oil and gas pipeline under the lake!

    John Ungerleider

    john.ungerleider@sit.edu
  • commented 2016-03-04 08:39:28 -0500
    Hey Folks! I read about you in Audubon mag this month. I wrote a song called Oil and Water Don’t Mix, which we perform in a participatory musical “co-opera” about climate change (Secret of the Seasons: SOS) out here in Vermont. I am happy to share it if you can use it is your local campaign. Maybe you can get local musicians to tweak the words and play at events. Please send me an email with an email address where I can attach a recording and the words/chords for you (or I could drop a CD in the mail). I hope you enjoy it, and succeed in your campaign to shut the oil and gas pipeline under the lake!

    John Ungerleider

    john.ungerleider@sit.edu
  • commented 2016-03-01 11:59:26 -0500
    Hello there,


    I am a reporter at FOX 2 in Detroit, and recently I’ve been sent a tip about your website…I am horrified to learn the risk being taken here with our Great Lakes. I would love to pitch a story to my boss for my photog and I to get a day or two to travel up north and put an investigative story together on this. Please shoot me and email when you can so we can set up a time to talk more on this soon.


    Thank you,


    Hannah Saunders

    Reporter, FOX 2 Detroit

    Cell: (248) 931-3733
  • commented 2016-02-12 14:41:15 -0500
    WATCH ( Water Air Team Charlevoix) is interested in becoming a partner of Oil and Water Don’t Mix. How do we proceed?
  • commented 2016-02-03 10:17:46 -0500
    I went to Lansing with two other dedicated environmentalists on Tuesday January 26th, Mariah Urueta and John Ford. We testified in opposition to House Bill 4540. The Chair, Andrea Lafontaine called my Testimony “compelling”. Later I received an email from Representative Julie Plawecki from Dearborn Heights a Democrat who sits on that committee stating that no action is being taken on that bill at this time. There was not enough support. Although I live in Dearborn Heights, Julie Plawecki is not my representative but she does know who I am. We are advid proponents of a Line 5 shut down altogether.
  • commented 2016-01-28 17:33:58 -0500
  • commented 2016-01-18 15:25:12 -0500
    The national publicity that the Flint water disaster has received is producing results. Please use your resources to alert the national media and help build the groundswell needed to shut down Line 5!!
  • commented 2015-11-30 15:15:48 -0500
    Are any of you familiar with the website Respectmyplanet.org? If not, you should check it out. It has a wealth of information about the status of oil and gas activity in Michigan—both currently and through the years. In the November issue, it pointed out that 2015 could go down as the slowest month in Michigan’s history when it comes to oil and gas development. The site also includes an interactive map that shows every well site location in Michigan. I’ve been visiting the site for about a year now and have found it very informative. Take a look. http://www.respectmyplanet.org/publications/michigan/oil-gas-exploration/michigan-oil-gas-monthly-november-2015
  • commented 2015-11-20 00:19:58 -0500
    Is there any talk of a rally in Lansing on the eve or the day of the big international climate change conversations and Paris?
  • commented 2015-11-12 09:52:29 -0500
    Hey Friends,


    You may have heard that on December 12th, students, community members, and anyone concerned about climate change and climate justice are gathering in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In solidarity with 350.org’s day of global action, we’re calling on people from all over the state and nearby regions to come to Ann Arbor and join us to march for a just transition to 100% renewables by 2050.


    Many of you have reached out to us, asking how you and your organizations can be involved and support for our cause. In order to show solidarity with this march around the state, we are forming a coalition to create a unified movement to build our common future. This coalition won’t stop at the march though, but will continue to strive for our goal of prompting significant action on climate change – such as a demonstration in our capitol in April.


    Climate change is an issue that affects us all, but the hardest effects are felt by those most vulnerable. We need to transition to a fair and clean energy future. Climate change is an issue we can all rally behind for all sort of issues: environmental justice, racial justice, social justice, labor unions, indigenous groups, faith groups, education, environmental groups, etc. We are asking you to join our coalition, and TOGETHER we can determine the demands for this march to our elected officials.


    To join the coalition, please reach out to ethan.wampler@gmail.com or njansen@umich.edu. Feel free to forward this email to other groups who might be interested in joining the coalition!


    In Solidarity,


    The Michigan Climate March Organizers
  • commented 2015-10-06 10:03:32 -0400
    I am producing a documentary film on climate change in the Great Lakes. The film looks at issues such as invasive species, nuclear power, coal, oil, sewage, and algal blooms. Would you like to sponsor my film? It will be released May 1st.
  • commented 2015-09-28 16:55:29 -0400
    Where can I get some yard signs?
  • commented 2015-09-27 12:20:26 -0400
    make yard signs available at your store
  • commented 2015-09-15 21:34:17 -0400
    Hi, I have a potentially large (maybe too large to simply answer) question related to the removal of Line 5. I am 100% devoted to protecting the great lakes, however, being relatively uneducated about the specific benefit (in all forms related to the operation of their business) to Enbridge using Line 5 instead of an alternative to going under the water, Its hard for me to blindly be for removing the line all together (vs. replacing it with a new one as well as increasing safety regulations etc.). I was hoping somebody could enlighten me about what it would look like for Enbridge to continue regular operations of their services and distribution of oil if line 5 was removed and a different route (possibly a new pipeline that goes around lake Michigan in Wisconsin and then past Chicago and across the state?) was used to transport the oil to Sarnia. Basically, I am curious about what that alternative looks like in more detail and if there are any other potential risks or factors (whether they be simply financial or also environmental: as in, would they need to build a new pipeline and where?) Any Input or answers to this would be greatly appreciated, as I am simply in pursuit of a more well rounded education to alternatives to Line 5 as it is. Thanks!


    - Scott
  • commented 2015-09-12 14:44:58 -0400
    UNLESS YOU’VE ALREADY DONE IT, BLITZ THE MEDIA WITH THE ISSUE. WHEN THE RUPTURE OCCURS YOU CAN BE SURE THEY’LL DO COVERAGE THEN! I AND A FEW FRIENDS HAVE BEEN NIPPING AT THEIR HEELS (RACHEL MADDOW FOR INSTANCE) TO PROD THEM TO DO THE RESEARCH.

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