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The Enbridge claim that the U.P. will freeze without the propane they supply is just one lie. The truth is Michigan is a high-risk, no reward shortcut for Canadian oil, 95% of which doesn't benefit Michigan. Line 5 threatens the Great Lakes every day it operates. Sign this petition to call on Gov. Whitmer & Legislature 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.

Call for real action to protect the Great Lakes from a disastrous 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.

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  • Denise Sica
    signed 2019-09-10 23:13:10 -0400
    Michigan has in its powers the opportunity and the obligation to do the right thing : SHUT DOWN the dangerous Line 5 pipeline before it’s too late. It will be a disastrous and sad day when this pipe breaks. The proposed tunnel is no good solution and we owe nothing to Enbridge to continue its lucrative cash flow at the expense of losing our Great Lakes.

    No Tunnel and No Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac.

    Do the right thing!
  • Philip Riggs
    signed 2019-09-10 23:13:02 -0400
    Philip Riggs
  • Stephen Bachleda
    signed 2019-09-10 22:59:27 -0400
  • Veronica Welter
    signed 2019-09-10 22:23:11 -0400
  • Terry Deegan
    signed 2019-09-10 22:03:45 -0400
  • Lenny Segel
    signed 2019-09-10 21:32:56 -0400
  • David Scarlett
    signed 2019-09-10 21:26:56 -0400
  • Bobby jo Tessman
    signed 2019-09-10 21:23:55 -0400
    Bobby jo TESSMAN . Every year my family and I go vacation on the Lake Michigan Recreation area. In the last two years since Trump administration the amount of pollution on the beach had become staggering you have to clean a spot to lay in the sand. Mostly old balloons ,plastic bottles and cigarette butts. Please don’t allow oil to penetrate our drinking water and destroy what makes our state great.
  • David Ano
    signed via 2019-09-10 20:57:40 -0400
  • Rosemary Caruso
    signed 2019-09-10 20:37:16 -0400
  • James Helms
    signed 2019-09-10 20:18:00 -0400
  • Chris Helms
    signed 2019-09-10 19:54:09 -0400
  • Jacqueline Driscoll
    signed 2019-09-10 19:41:11 -0400
  • Beverly Barna
    signed 2019-09-10 19:40:33 -0400
  • Allison Veldheer
    signed 2019-09-10 19:28:44 -0400
  • Mary Loesch
    signed via 2019-09-10 18:51:40 -0400
  • Yvonne Craw
    signed 2019-09-10 18:45:12 -0400
  • Kenneth Kostielney
    signed 2019-09-10 18:37:27 -0400
    Don’t foul our waters,I find it hard to trust your rational.
  • Jordan Lindsay
    signed 2019-09-10 18:31:44 -0400
  • Cynthia Kamp
    signed 2019-09-10 18:19:27 -0400
    Dear Gov. Whitmer,


    I moved here from Chicago 4 years ago to give my children a healthier environment in which to grow up. The Great Lakes are one of our most important natural resources, and the need to protect them is at the top of my list of concerns, not only for our generation, but particularly for that of our children and grandchildren.


    My vote for you last fall was in part due to your commitment to remove Line 5 from the Straits of Mackinaw, and I spent a day in Lansing last November visiting legislators to oppose a tunnel.


    Please use the power of your office to help protect the Great Lakes.


    Thank you,


    Cindy Kamp
  • Joy Frawley
    signed 2019-09-10 18:17:56 -0400
    Michigan is not here to serve Canada at the risk of our great lakes. End this once and for all..our tourism and beautiful state depend on the health of our waters.
  • Gareth d'Haillecourt
    signed 2019-09-10 18:07:33 -0400
    Gareth d’Haillecourt KEEP IT IN THE GROUND before you suffocate the entire world.
  • Margaret Forgione
    signed 2019-09-10 17:56:53 -0400
    Later is not an option. Shut it down now.
  • Lionel Daniels
    signed 2019-09-10 17:28:28 -0400
    Protect the waters!!! AHO
  • Julia Skelton
    signed 2019-09-10 17:24:59 -0400
  • Jean leonard@cactel.bet
    signed 2019-09-10 17:19:53 -0400
  • Yvonne Brown
    signed 2019-09-10 17:15:43 -0400
    No oil in our water and no fracking on our land!
  • Daniel Baker
    signed via 2019-09-10 17:14:58 -0400
  • Steph Bransdorfer
    signed 2019-09-10 17:00:48 -0400
  • Walter Wojtowicz
    signed 2019-09-10 16:54:17 -0400

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