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Sign this petition to urge President Biden to act to protect the Great Lakes and climate from the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline

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President BidenIt's time for President Biden to support Gov. Whitmer's Line 5 shutdown order. An oil spill from the Line 5 oil pipeline in the Great Lakes threatens the drinking water of 40 million people. An oil tunnel in 10 years, if it even ever gets built, is not a solution to this urgent threat. He must act now to protect the Great Lakes from Enbridge's damaged, dangerous and old pipelines. Don't let Big Oil use the crisis in Ukraine to keep Line 5 flowing.

Oil & Water Don't Mix is a respected coalition of citizens and non-profit environmental groups working to protect the Great Lakes and climate from the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline. This petition will only share your name and state with the White House. We'll keep you up to date with infrequent emails - you can always opt out later. Your information is safe with us.

Dear President Biden,

I strongly urge you to take the following actions regarding the ongoing dispute over Enbridge Energy’s outdated and dangerous Line 5 pipeline, which threatens our Great Lakes and climate:

  • Revoke the presidential permit for the Line 5 pipeline - the presidential permit is predicated upon Enbridge’s compliance with their easement agreement with Michigan. Enbridge violated that easement from 1968 until Governor Whitmer revoked it in 2020.

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  • File supportive briefs in the appropriate court of jurisdiction, making it clear that Michigan has the authority to revoke the Line 5 easement and shut down the pipeline.
  • If any treaty negotiations occur between the United States and Canada, Michigan’s Tribal Governments, who have pre-existing treaty rights, must be included directly in the negotiations.
  • Follow through on your global commitment at COP26 of a 45% reduction in fossil fuel use by 2030. Shuttering this operating pipeline is critical to spurring the Build Back Better transition to a clean energy economy. Future generations are counting on you.

This administration has a duty to protect our water and start taking action on climate change. Please take these actions today.

Oil & Water Don't Mix is a respected coalition of citizens and non-profit environmental groups that have been working to protect the Great Lakes and climate from the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline. This petition will only share your name and state with the White House. We'll keep you up to date with infrequent emails - you can always opt-out later. Your information is safe with us.

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  • File supportive briefs in the appropriate court of jurisdiction, making it clear that Michigan has the authority to revoke the Line 5 easement and shut down the pipeline.
  • If any treaty negotiations occur between the United States and Canada, Michigan’s Tribal Governments, who have pre-existing treaty rights, must be included directly in the negotiations.
  • Follow through on your global commitment at COP26 of a 45% reduction in fossil fuel use by 2030. Shuttering this operating pipeline is critical to spurring the transition to a clean energy economy. Future generations are counting on you.

This administration has a duty to protect our water and start taking action on climate change. Please take these actions today.


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  • Conne Ralls
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:31:41 -0500
  • Frank Koob
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:31:39 -0500
  • Peter Doerner
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:30:49 -0500
  • Ellen Siegel
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:30:42 -0500
  • Kathleen Sewright
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:24:48 -0500
    Keep your campaign promises. We do NOT need oil that badly anymore. Push green energy!
  • Mary Griswold
    @MaryGriswold17 tweeted link to this page. 2022-02-16 17:23:17 -0500
    SIGN THE PETITION: Urge @POTUS to protect the #GreatLakes and climate from the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline. Help prevent disaster in the Straits of Mackinac. #shutdownline5 #EvictEnbridge Sign here: https://www.oilandwaterdontmix.org/line_5_presidential_petition?recruiter_id=84046
  • Mary Griswold
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:23:02 -0500
    I have spent most my of summer vacations for the past 60 years in Northern Michigan. The thought of an oil spill in Lake Michigan is truly the stuff of nightmares. Close down this old, damaged pipeline now before it’s too late.
  • Ru Gee
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:14:46 -0500
  • Richard Johnson
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:14:46 -0500
  • Sam Booher
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:14:40 -0500
  • Valerie Gacula
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:09:00 -0500
  • Deborah Hagen-Lukens
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:07:09 -0500
  • Kimi Wei
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:07:02 -0500
  • Sheryl Parsons
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:05:12 -0500
  • Joan Chapman
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:04:26 -0500
  • Cynthia Linton
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:04:11 -0500
  • Cathy McConnell
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:04:01 -0500
  • Dalya Massachi
    signed via 2022-02-16 17:03:28 -0500
  • harold juran
    signed via 2022-02-16 12:50:06 -0500
  • Victoria Alonzo
    signed 2022-02-16 12:32:45 -0500
    We cannot afford to lose our GREAT LAKES!!!
  • Courtney Allen
    signed via 2022-02-16 11:56:28 -0500
  • Cynthia Sherman-Jones
    signed 2022-02-16 11:00:33 -0500
  • Reanna Rockwell
    signed 2022-02-16 10:42:09 -0500
  • Sara Sullivan
    signed via 2022-02-16 10:00:09 -0500
  • Marilyn Betts
    signed 2022-02-16 09:58:21 -0500
  • Marie Kung
    signed 2022-02-16 09:39:15 -0500
    Water is life period.
  • Michelle MacDaniels
    signed via 2022-02-16 09:33:33 -0500
    We can’t risk the fresh non renewable resource that is the Great Lakes. This line could end all life as we know it. Tar Sand is the worst of the worst… The lakes are life sources and life for all who live . Our rivers are already running dry and contaminated by Embridge. A Rogue company from Canada! It’s starting to look like you and Canada are conspiring against the people of Both Countries!!! Prove this wrong and make the choice of life ..
  • Jamie Vincent
    signed 2022-02-16 08:49:36 -0500
    Keep our fresh water clean
  • Diamond Belle
    signed via 2022-02-16 08:20:56 -0500
  • Kelly jo Schweinsberg
    signed via 2022-02-16 05:01:42 -0500

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