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Building a tunnel for Enbridge Line 5 through the Straits of Mackinac is not a solution to protect the Great Lakes, 400 other water bodies including Lake Michigan, or our dangerously overheating climate.

Oil BurnSign to protect the Great Lakes from *another Line 5 oil spill

Dear Gov. Whitmer & Michigan’s Legislature:

An oil tunnel through the public bottomlands of the Straits of Mackinac won’t protect the Great Lakes from a 645-mile long aging Line 5 oil pipeline that has leaked at least 33 times into Michigan's environment. Even when its oil isn't spilling into the water, it adds to our climate crisis when burned by spilling carbon into the atmosphere every day. The time to end the threat of a catastrophic oil pipeline rupture is now. Instead of leaving a vulnerable and hazardous oil pipeline operating in the Mackinac Straits for years while trusting a dishonest Enbridge to protect the Great Lakes, I urge you to take action now to decommission Line 5.

* Yes, Enbridge Line 5 has already spilled 33 times and 1.1 million gallons.

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  • Craig Fulton
    signed 2019-07-25 17:21:57 -0400
  • Stephen Herrick
    signed 2019-07-25 07:39:31 -0400
    Stephen Herrick
  • Anthony Urbanski
    signed 2019-07-23 22:34:12 -0400
  • Carol Gleason
    signed 2019-07-23 13:43:49 -0400
  • Elizabeth M. Chace
    signed 2019-07-23 10:50:42 -0400
  • Bernadene Crampton
    signed 2019-07-23 10:12:34 -0400
    Keep the pipeline out of Michigan.
  • Cynthia Charters
    signed 2019-07-23 08:19:24 -0400
  • Colette Jenkins
    signed 2019-07-23 06:37:06 -0400
  • Daniel Stout
    signed via 2019-07-22 20:29:51 -0400
  • Kim Coffey
    signed 2019-07-21 13:23:37 -0400
    Kim Ann Coffey
  • Andrew Little
    signed via 2019-07-21 12:15:35 -0400
  • Scott Roke to
    signed 2019-07-20 15:19:54 -0400
    we need to keep our environment clean for our self’s and future generations of this beautiful unique State of Michigan.
  • Adam Victor
    signed 2019-07-20 13:07:59 -0400
  • Jayma Ahrens
    signed 2019-07-20 08:41:59 -0400
  • Cody McLean
    signed 2019-07-19 19:50:25 -0400
    Cody McLean
  • Gerald Link
    signed 2019-07-18 14:15:35 -0400
    Only a fool would lobby for new petroleum product pipelines after the environmental disasters of Exxon Valdez, Gulf of Mexico, Kalamazoo River, and other oil spill catastrophes of the past 30 years. Enough is enough! An oil spill at the Straits of Mackinaw would devastate Michigan’s agricultural, commercial fishing, drinking water, tourism, and water-based sports economies for decades into the future. What is she waiting for? Shut Line-5 down now! Clean-up strategies would cause chronic health issues for HAZ-MAT personnel that would effect worker’s longevity, costing the state and nation trillions upon trillions in reparations.
  • Dale Ritter
    signed 2019-07-18 13:21:32 -0400
  • Casey Hoffman
    signed 2019-07-17 21:56:14 -0400
  • Chris Eisterhold
    signed 2019-07-17 21:41:47 -0400
  • Chris Hoffman
    signed via 2019-07-17 20:54:13 -0400
    Third generation property owners on Bois Blanc Island and a rupture in the straits crossing would decimate the area! Shut it down immediately!!
  • Will Hogan
    signed 2019-07-17 12:35:19 -0400
  • Randal Blair
    signed 2019-07-17 08:36:57 -0400
  • Piers McDonald
    signed via 2019-07-16 23:38:58 -0400
  • Connor Korenchuk
    signed 2019-07-16 14:38:36 -0400
  • Sean Cunningham
    signed 2019-07-16 14:31:26 -0400
    Sean Cunningham
  • Kevin Mount
    signed 2019-07-16 14:09:01 -0400
    Kevin Mount
  • Theresa Kelly
    signed 2019-07-16 13:06:55 -0400
  • Sharron Probyn
    signed 2019-07-16 12:54:36 -0400
    I don’t know how we could have allowed a pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac in the first place. Under lakes that have the largest, purist supply of fresh water in the country? How STUPID! That line needs to be closed immediately and removed and no other oil lines or tunnels allowed under the drinking water of at least 4 states. This pipeline is old, has already leaked 33 times. Close down Line 5 Pipeline NOW and stop the oil tunnel! No OIL in our fresh water!!
  • Michaela LaBonte
    signed 2019-07-15 23:33:54 -0400
  • Nancy Brandon
    signed 2019-07-15 21:26:12 -0400
    Nancy Brandon

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