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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  • LuAnn Heinert
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:47:05 -0500
  • Deborah Stannard
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:47:01 -0500
  • Patty Morse
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:45:51 -0500
  • Dianne Karsh
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:44:41 -0500
    Yes, my request was received and thanked for calling.
  • Billie Ann Purple
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:43:32 -0500
    we cannot risk oil contaminating our Great Lakes. My babies and their babies and generations and generations of people need our great water. Let’s keep our water pure, because the way the world is going now, water may be all we have and end up with.
  • Jill Van Dyke
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:43:32 -0500
  • Dan McCarthy
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 12:39:35 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Nancy Soule
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:39:18 -0500
  • Dan McCarthy
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:38:46 -0500
  • Mary Bowler
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:36:19 -0500
    I asked the woman who answered if she had time for my whole spiel or if I needed only to say “Enbridge”. She said I could say whatever I wanted so I gave her the whole bit. She was polite. I thanked her and wished her a good day and she responded in like.
  • Donna Iverson
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:32:06 -0500
    Please shut Enbridge Line 5 down. Please protect Lake Michigan clean water at all costs.
  • Margaret Monsour
    endorsed via 2017-11-06 12:31:36 -0500
    The receptionist reported that she conveyed my message to the Attorney General
  • Gail Sweany
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:28:39 -0500
  • Jeanne Schaller
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:26:24 -0500
    When I called I asked what was Schuette’s plan and was told by the woman i spoke with that “we” don’t know that and that they are getting lots of calls.
  • Leslie Hamp
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:26:02 -0500
  • Anna Lee Batson
    endorsed via 2017-11-06 12:24:09 -0500
    Thank you for persisting in this important effort
  • Sarah Keith
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:16:32 -0500
  • Hannah Walters
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 12:16:19 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Hannah Walters
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:15:54 -0500
    I just had to say the word Enbridge and the woman knew exactly why I was calling. I hope that means they are getting flooded with calls.
  • Gabriel Rains
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:15:41 -0500
  • Carole Shane
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:13:13 -0500
  • Steve Rall
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:12:41 -0500
  • Amelia Wilks
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:11:42 -0500
  • Judi Stimson
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 12:10:24 -0500
    November 6 DAY OF ACTION. Make the call to AG Schuette. Shut Down Line 5! Please join me in making the phone call!
  • Judi Myers
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:10:04 -0500
    The person who answered my call was short with me, almost on the rude side.
  • Stephen Smith
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:09:07 -0500
    It needs to be stopped before it’s too late!
  • Tacie Draznin
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:06:45 -0500
  • Kathy Schoen
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:06:37 -0500
  • Lynne Hendricks
    endorsed 2017-11-06 12:05:42 -0500
    I called an spoke directly with someone in Bill Schutte’s office. My comments included requesting that Bill Schutte begin the process to decommission Line 5, that he revoke the easement, and stressed the hardship on Michigan tourism, recreational interests, and businesses/commerce should there be an oil spill.
  • Rocky Votolato
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-11-06 12:01:35 -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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