Missing Coating Line 5The Canadian oil transport company, Enbridge, knew that the coating on their Line 5 pipeline has been damaged for at least three years. But time and time again, they have lied by telling us and the State of Michigan that their pipeline that runs through the heart of the Great Lakes is in "like new condition." 

Stop the Lies - Shut down Line 5

The State says they are frustrated by the Enbridge lies. But that is not enough. Attorney General Bill Schuette has the authority - today - to shut down the pipeline. It's not enough to be frustrated. Now is the time for him to act.

Monday, November 6 is a day of action. Make a phone call to AG Schuette and report your call below. It's time for all of us to demand that he revoke Enbridge's easement to use the Great Lakes and begin the process of decommissioning Line 5 now.

Will You Make the Call?

Call AG Schuette's office: 517-373-1110

Use the following TALKING POINTS to help develop your message:

  • Enbridge has repeatedly been caught with a failing, incurable Line 5 which it can no longer fix, and is covering it up. Last week they admitted they knew about missing protective coating in 2014 and didn't tell the state until this year.
  • It's a double standard to give this company chance after chance to comply with the law when the average citizen doesn't get such breaks.
  • The Attorney General has the authority and mandate to revoke the easement under which Enbridge is operating -- the public owns the waters and Enbridge is a guest. It’s up to Enbridge to prove it can operate It's time for the Attorney General to act.

Then REPORT YOUR CALL by adding your name here!

 

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  • Barbara Lindsey
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:59:44 -0500
    I talked to a real person who listened and noted. That’s about it.
  • Jeffery Uloth
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:58:19 -0500
  • Sydney Widell
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:57:42 -0500
  • Maureen Hansz
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:57:22 -0500
  • Kathy Tuckerman
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:56:28 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Kathy Tuckerman
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:56:16 -0500
  • Cynthia Keesler
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:55:16 -0500
  • Greg Surma
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:54:57 -0500
    I got thru at 10:50 AM and voiced my opinion that a 1954-era pipeline that has not been maintained and is of no monetary value to the State of Michigan because of a free easement should be shut down.
  • Janice Thomas
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:52:21 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Janice Thomas
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:52:05 -0500
  • Barbara Abbott
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:51:15 -0500
    I asked the person who answered the phone whether Schuette had done anything yet about shutting down line 5, and she said she didn’t know.
  • Bev Steffens Claudio
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:50:40 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Richard Barron
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:50:26 -0500
    Spoke to AG staff
  • Beverly Steffens
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:49:58 -0500
    I called AG Schuette today re revoking Enbridge Line 5 easement.
  • Debra Simmons
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:49:36 -0500
    Busy signal 2X, got through on the third redial – asked if the AG was planning on taking any action to shut down the pipeline, and of course the rep “does not know at this time”.
  • Joel Haan
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:49:33 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Bill Shallman
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:49:21 -0500
    Got put on hold for only a few minutes and then was able to speak to a woman who said "thank you, I will pass your concerns along to the AG.
  • Lizbeth Messing
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:49:10 -0500
  • Barbara Olson
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:49:06 -0500
    Yes, I made the call to the AG’s office

    and they will let him know.
  • Joel Haan
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:48:38 -0500
  • Cathy Hogan Murgan
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:47:57 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Cathleen Murgan
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:47:26 -0500
    After several tries, I was put on hold during which time a Pure Michigan Ad talked about our beautiful shoreline and going fishing, and other wonderful things. Then a person answered who did not identify herself, and I told her about the ad – it was the perfect lead-in to my comments which ended with my request that Mr Schutte should revoke the easement and begin to decommission Line 5.
  • Judith DeRycke
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:46:26 -0500
  • Sheryl McCleery
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:46:24 -0500
  • Pamela Roll
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:44:22 -0500
    Phone not answered—disconnects after 10 rings.
  • Marilyn Alimpich
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:43:58 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Marilyn Alimpich
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:43:38 -0500
  • Susan Bender
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:41:53 -0500
  • Sharon Vente
    endorsed 2017-11-06 10:41:03 -0500
    Called and spoke to an asst. Gave her my message. Had no trouble getting through. Maybe not enough people calling???
  • Linda Wagner
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 10:38:22 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!

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