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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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  • John Faltinek
    signed 2019-05-13 11:31:20 -0400
  • Mark Bradley
    signed 2019-05-13 11:31:07 -0400
  • Cheryl Kacan
    signed 2019-05-13 11:30:05 -0400
    Decommission Line 5. No tunnel.
  • Suzanne Sullivan
    signed 2019-05-13 11:29:50 -0400
  • Jay Broski
    signed 2019-05-13 11:29:04 -0400
    With little or no benefits to the State of Michigan, and all the benefit going to a foreign company and country there should be no outcome but total shutdown and removal of pipeline 5A. Let Enbridge run their pipeline through Canada to Sarnia, not via Michigan, and avoid endangering the Great Lakes.
  • Gordon Williams
    signed 2019-05-13 11:28:31 -0400
  • Paul Ihirondelle
    signed 2019-05-13 11:28:10 -0400
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  • Shaun Hickey
    signed 2019-05-13 11:26:22 -0400
  • Leslie Jones
    signed 2019-05-13 11:26:09 -0400
  • Carol Weber
    signed 2019-05-13 11:25:03 -0400
  • Kelene Luedtke
    signed 2019-05-13 11:23:59 -0400
  • Alex Wielhouwer
    signed 2019-05-13 11:23:42 -0400
  • Sharon Brown
    signed via 2019-05-13 11:23:29 -0400
    Shut down Line 5 like you promised! There is no benefit to Michigan, only unacceptable risk.
  • Karl Feret
    signed 2019-05-13 11:23:16 -0400
  • Sue Monaghan
    signed via 2019-05-13 11:22:53 -0400
  • Jeff Kane
    signed 2019-05-13 11:22:46 -0400
  • Marie Clark
    signed 2019-05-13 11:22:40 -0400
  • Rocky Votolato
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:53 -0400
  • Phil Harner
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:46 -0400
  • Karen Gabbert
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:37 -0400
  • William Storrer
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:14 -0400
  • Linda Kent
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:10 -0400
    Do the right thing! Decor line 5
  • Nancy Cohn
    signed 2019-05-13 11:21:00 -0400
  • Julie Wagner
    signed 2019-05-13 11:20:18 -0400
  • Helen Powell
    signed 2019-05-13 11:19:46 -0400
  • Robyn Kalnasy
    signed via 2019-05-13 11:18:45 -0400
    Act on your campaign promises! Michigan’s economy will be permanently crippled if that aging pipeline breaks.
  • Kevin Christman
    signed 2019-05-13 11:18:24 -0400
  • Anthony Roth
    signed 2019-05-13 11:18:15 -0400
  • Anne Dwyer
    signed 2019-05-13 11:18:03 -0400
    This is just wrong on so many levels. It is environmentally unsound, there are no protections financially for business and property owners, Embridge is trying to sneak a new pipeline in under old agreements – the old pipeline should be shut down before any negotiation for a new project begins. The pipeline product is limited – tar sands oil – and oil and gas in general. Embridge is a Canadian company while the residents of the State of Michigan bear all the risk. We voted for you and Dana Nessel because of your promise to shut down Line 5. The Bridge Authority was usurped by unelected men who want those funds for themselves. There is greed and corruption surrounding the implementation of the tunnel project.


    Gretchen Whitmer, I am so ashamed that you used a friend of my family to pose in ceremonial garb of the Anishna’abe and you are selling out at 3.5 months of your governorship.


    Shame on you.


    Have some self respect and stand up for Michigan and your constituents.
  • Thomas Steeg
    signed 2019-05-13 11:17:30 -0400

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