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 and do not allow an oil tunnel to be constructed.

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

Goal: 16,000 signatures

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  • Valerie Lloyd
    signed 2019-05-13 19:23:57 -0400
    This issue should die instead of being morphed into another potential environment disaster.
  • Debra Burkhart
    signed 2019-05-13 19:23:47 -0400
  • Pawiter Parhar
    signed 2019-05-13 19:23:03 -0400
  • Jill Buckalew
    signed via 2019-05-13 19:14:19 -0400
    Jill Buckalew
  • Nancy Prena
    signed 2019-05-13 19:13:57 -0400
    We do not need or want a tunnel!!!!!!! Our precious Great Lakes need to be protected from the greed and danger of oil.
  • Kathie E Takush
    signed 2019-05-13 19:06:26 -0400
  • Heidi Volkhardt Allstead
    signed via 2019-05-13 18:59:42 -0400
  • Laura Long
    signed 2019-05-13 18:55:50 -0400
  • Dennis Hendricks
    signed 2019-05-13 18:50:40 -0400
  • Cathy Montgomery
    signed via 2019-05-13 18:47:14 -0400
  • Mark Wygent
    signed 2019-05-13 18:36:04 -0400
    The shame of politicians who not only fail to listen to their constituency, but fail also to support and to implement legislation intended to promote and insure the safety of tens of thousands of innocents, is only eclipsed in egregiousness by their insistence on disingenuous assertions made to that same population. What a disappointment that you, Governor Whitmer, must be counted among them. Do you desire sincerely to stand on the side of those who would risk the safety, and sacrifice the well-being of your people, upon the altar of economic expediency? Many thought that you were a person of integrity. Many watch and wait for you to fulfill that expectation.
  • chris young
    signed via 2019-05-13 18:28:19 -0400
    chris young
  • Lila Greathouse
    signed 2019-05-13 18:18:46 -0400
  • Rina Rubenstein
    signed 2019-05-13 18:17:40 -0400
  • Ronald Zielinski
    signed 2019-05-13 18:15:05 -0400
  • Karen Comella
    signed 2019-05-13 18:13:39 -0400
    Your back track on Line 5 is such a bitter disappointment. You lied to us, Governor! It’s not too late to redeem yourself. Do the right thing, stand by your word, and decommission Line % once and for all!
  • Amy Ferris
    signed via 2019-05-13 18:12:32 -0400
  • Jerry Mclaughlin
    signed via 2019-05-13 18:06:41 -0400
  • David Webster
    signed 2019-05-13 18:05:22 -0400
  • Don Price
    signed 2019-05-13 17:59:28 -0400
  • Polly Jackson
    signed 2019-05-13 17:57:17 -0400
  • Lydia O’Connor
    signed 2019-05-13 17:50:30 -0400
  • Karl Ruter
    signed 2019-05-13 17:50:29 -0400
  • Sarah Liederbach
    signed 2019-05-13 17:41:38 -0400
  • Melissa Rivera
    signed 2019-05-13 17:41:28 -0400
  • John McCahan
    signed 2019-05-13 17:38:56 -0400
  • Vicky Henry
    signed 2019-05-13 17:38:39 -0400
  • DeNell Benner
    signed 2019-05-13 17:37:10 -0400
    Governor Whitmer, the objective isn’t to get the “pipeline out of the water”. It is to get the oil & gas out of the Straits.
  • Kara Richardson
    signed 2019-05-13 17:34:01 -0400
  • Karla Hair
    signed 2019-05-13 17:29:25 -0400

IMAGE of Mighty Mac & Blue Ice courtesy of Rachel Kramer via Flickr

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