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This is how we make our government accountable to the people. We'll deliver your signature to tell Gov. Whitmer the will of the people is to #ShutDownLine5

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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  • Lauren Kefalinos
    signed 2020-11-14 14:32:18 -0500
  • Mark Abler
    signed 2020-11-14 11:22:20 -0500
  • Kevin Slaviero
    signed 2020-11-14 08:09:20 -0500
  • Brenda Rusch
    signed 2020-11-14 07:08:39 -0500
  • Wildflower Erickson
    signed 2020-11-14 00:44:05 -0500
    Water is Life💙
  • Carol Fraser
    signed 2020-11-13 23:46:28 -0500
    The Great Lakes are Michigan’s Greatest Resource that needs to be protected now and for future generations. All life depends on clean water, and Michigan is unique in comparison to other states, being surrounded by fresh water. Hopefully, we have learned from the PFAS nightmare and will ensure the safety of our Great Lakes. Enbridge needs to be accountable in this endeavor.
  • Lauren A.
    signed 2020-11-13 15:13:07 -0500
  • Michelle Schonschack
    signed 2020-11-13 13:40:46 -0500
  • Michael Giampetroni
    signed 2020-11-13 13:10:05 -0500
    Enough is enough. The environmental risks that Canada has been placing on Michigan need to end ASAP. The violations and number of lines from Enbridge would never be allowed in their home country…… Canada. The USA has a birds nest of Enbridge lines . Enough! Deny the tunnel as well. Shut down Line 5 and all alternative proposals , Enbridge has had violations since 1953.
  • Donald Roberts
    signed 2020-11-13 12:17:54 -0500
    please stop Embridge and their disstructive ways of profiting off of US citizens by their illegal transportation of oil, without being held accountable for damages incurred from oli spills.
  • Joe Bates
    signed 2020-11-13 12:12:14 -0500
  • Oscar Waltmire
    signed 2020-11-11 17:29:47 -0500
    Oscar Waltmire
  • Kristin Remenschneider
    signed 2020-11-10 09:25:32 -0500
  • Laura VanSteenis
    signed 2020-11-09 21:09:49 -0500
    Laura VanSteenis
  • Kara Harden
    signed 2020-11-09 20:09:43 -0500
    Kara Lee Harden
  • Sarah Baughman
    signed via 2020-11-09 06:01:49 -0500
  • Jeb Bettis
    signed 2020-11-07 08:51:11 -0500
  • Jordan Lindsay
    signed 2020-11-05 09:22:19 -0500
    Jordan Lindsay
  • Amy Johnson
    signed via 2020-11-02 14:49:55 -0500
  • Tori Jarosh
    signed 2020-11-02 14:12:36 -0500
    The consequences of a spill in the great lakes is more detrimental than Enbridges loss of profit, or the financial investments into finding other sources of propane and light oil.
  • Nm Porter
    signed 2020-11-01 21:01:54 -0500
  • Charles Champion
    signed 2020-11-01 16:10:44 -0500
    As a person that visits the Great Lakes and pays property taxes in Michigan, I wholeheartedly support the protection of the Great Lakes and hope with all my heart and soul you are too!
  • Valerie Grondin
    signed 2020-10-30 11:57:21 -0400
    Valerie J Grondin
  • Jack Turner
    signed 2020-10-30 11:20:24 -0400
  • Julie Sigda
    signed via 2020-10-29 20:39:28 -0400
  • Fay Engel
    signed 2020-10-29 19:08:44 -0400
    This corporate greed in America and the world can only be stopped by people joining together!
  • Nancy Potter
    signed 2020-10-29 17:06:21 -0400
  • Lauren Brady
    signed via 2020-10-29 14:24:56 -0400
  • Joseph Tyler
    signed 2020-10-28 08:51:40 -0400
  • Kathryn Scharf
    signed 2020-10-26 21:04:02 -0400
    Dear Governor Whitmer,


    Pollution may seem invisible when it’s under hundreds of thousands of gallons of water, but “the butterfly effect” is real, and we all suffer from toxic enablers like Line 5. Thank you for your time.

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