Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline in the open water of the Great Lakes was briefly shut down on Thursday, June 18 due to newly-discovered pipeline damage. Despite Gov. Whitmer's formal request of Enbridge to inspect the damage and then report what happened before the pipeline was restarted, it chose to ignore the request and restarted the pipeline Friday without providing the requested damage information.

Tell Gov. to Shut Down Line 5

The governor responded by requesting more information from Enbridge and ratcheted up the pressure, but she did not go far enough and take action to revoke Enbridge’s easement and require a complete shutdown of Line 5.

Enough is enough. Enbridge has proven once again that they cannot be trusted with the sanctity of the Great Lakes.

Join us in emailing Gov. Whitmer to call for a shutdown now, and start a process to revoke the Line 5 easement.

BREAKING JUNE 25, 12:00 PM: Given Enbridge's failure act with "due care of a reasonable a prudent person for the safety and welfare of all persons and of all public and private property" provision of the easement, Judge Jamo of Ingham County Circuit Court GRANTED A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER TO SHUT DOWN LINE 5 in the Straits of Mackinac until a future court hearing occurs.

OWDM Responds with a renewed call for Gov. Whitmer to revoke the 1953 easement which gave permission for Enbridge to operate in the Great Lakes.

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