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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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  • Faith Akert
    signed 2020-08-15 10:44:40 -0400
    Stop the tunnel shut down line5, be responsible tor the great lakes and the environment
  • Jerry Giordano
    signed 2020-08-14 14:39:22 -0400
    All of my research thus far has concluded that the Great Lakes shoulder all of the risk with little or even no reward.
  • Jacqueline Stewart
    signed 2020-08-14 12:27:22 -0400
  • Bill Williston
    signed 2020-08-14 10:34:03 -0400
    May Enbridge Inc insure itself against the worst case disaster?
  • Marion Gorton
    signed 2020-08-14 09:51:58 -0400
  • Ellen Link
    signed 2020-08-13 22:09:09 -0400
  • Audrey Flanders-Sundstrom
    signed 2020-08-13 20:45:14 -0400
    Wise words to live by- “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Ancient Native American Proverb
  • Terry Austin
    signed 2020-08-13 12:28:42 -0400
    line 5 is NOT worth the consequence of failure . Enbridge has proven itself to be untrustworthy and it should be prohibited from the state of Mi. and let’s start with eliminating line 5
  • Kelly Keesling
    signed 2020-08-13 12:06:57 -0400
  • Gail PHilbin
    signed 2020-08-10 14:01:22 -0400
  • Hayley Berliner
    signed 2020-08-10 11:25:00 -0400
  • Joy steed
    signed 2020-08-09 17:09:16 -0400
  • Coral Muessig
    signed 2020-08-09 08:40:22 -0400
  • Karen Sorrell
    signed via 2020-08-08 01:36:26 -0400
  • Ryan Sorrell
    signed 2020-08-07 23:37:12 -0400
  • Caleb Miller
    signed via 2020-08-07 20:40:30 -0400
  • Davis Huber
    signed 2020-08-06 13:44:20 -0400
    Decommission Line 5 now. Please act for the future.
  • Christina Kaczmarek
    signed 2020-08-06 10:16:09 -0400
  • Madison Richter
    signed via 2020-08-05 02:35:06 -0400
  • Amanda Canfield
    signed 2020-08-03 23:35:59 -0400
  • Elsa Heinke
    signed via 2020-08-03 21:09:47 -0400
  • Ron Collins
    signed 2020-08-03 21:05:05 -0400
    must be done now
  • Brielle Pote
    signed 2020-07-30 17:38:01 -0400
  • Ryan Jackson
    signed via 2020-07-30 14:36:46 -0400
  • Sheenagh Cross
    signed 2020-07-29 22:03:51 -0400
  • Tami Sigman
    signed 2020-07-29 20:53:57 -0400
    I can’t even imagine the fallout from a disastrous break or leak in this line. As a life long resident born and raised in Michigan and a very regular visitor to Lake Michigan I know if this disaster occured I would not care to wait for the courts to decide who’s footing the bill. It would be INEXCUSABLE and something that should have been watched daily and shut down when common sense dictated this line is far too old to be allowed to remain open. If the powers that be in my great state won’t watch out for our greatest treasure then they too, need to go. One way or another. DO THE RIGHT, RESPONSIBLE THING.
  • Matt Brzezinski
    signed 2020-07-29 18:23:32 -0400
  • Nancy Vander Vere
    signed 2020-07-29 15:45:06 -0400
    Enbridge must be held accountable and take responsibility
  • Pat Cookman
    signed 2020-07-29 15:41:59 -0400
    Enbridge and Trump are cut from the same cloth—they both refuse to accept responsibility.Please add this action to the many other good moves you’ve made since becoming our governor. Decommission Lin5 5.
  • David Chance
    signed 2020-07-29 15:36:38 -0400
    Fire Enbridge today!!!!!

    Cannot trust Enbridge with history of spills and now their refusal to be accountable.

    Guess who’ll pay? Michigan Residents.

    A spill in the Straits of Mackinac isnt if but when.

    Line 5 is 67 years old.

    Lots of propane companies ready to step in immediately.

    You’re playing Russian Roulette with the Crown Jewel of Michigan.

    Doing nothing is a “Recipe for Disaster”

    Your only legacy will be stamped as “The Spill Govenor”

    Act Now Govenor Whitmer !!!!!!

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