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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 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 warming 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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Goal: 6,000 signatures

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  • Robin Ripmaster
    signed via 2019-06-20 22:27:52 -0400
  • Ann Horn
    signed 2019-06-20 21:35:55 -0400
  • Larry Lipton
    signed via 2019-06-20 17:49:06 -0400
  • Allen Baker
    signed 2019-06-20 13:21:37 -0400
  • Michael Doran
    signed 2019-06-20 11:48:34 -0400
    I’ve own a Monarch Waystation in West Michigan with acres of wildflowers for our pollinators, who are in decline as of late.

    And I cringe at the thought of the ticking time bomb that is line 5 and the legacy that we leave behind, it all boils down to next quarters profit.
  • Fred Barker
    signed 2019-06-20 08:05:59 -0400
  • Chris Hagen
    signed via 2019-06-20 00:16:17 -0400
  • JoEllen Rudolph
    signed 2019-06-19 20:43:20 -0400
    This pipeline is NOT safe. It should be shut down. Enbridge is not safe steward of the environment. It has a lousy track record for fining spills quickly. It should NEVER have been given the rights to send CANADIAN OIL through Michigan to CANADIAN refineries.. There are alternative ways to get propane to the UP.
  • Carolyn Monahan
    signed 2019-06-19 20:30:40 -0400
    no tunnel.
  • Virginia Catanese
    signed 2019-06-19 12:33:42 -0400
  • Natosha Dibella
    signed 2019-06-18 21:40:00 -0400
  • Hannah Leitch
    signed 2019-06-18 13:13:50 -0400
  • Carissa Welton
    signed 2019-06-17 20:48:26 -0400
    Carissa Welton
  • Denise Carlson
    signed 2019-06-17 17:50:40 -0400
  • Rosalie Austin
    signed 2019-06-17 15:51:13 -0400
  • Maria Suchoski
    signed 2019-06-17 12:48:23 -0400
  • Timothy Driscoll
    signed 2019-06-17 11:58:42 -0400
    Solar and Wind Rad- Oil Bad
  • Kurt Wilhelm
    signed 2019-06-17 11:38:55 -0400
  • Antoinette Dwan
    signed 2019-06-15 12:09:00 -0400
  • Giulio Partisani
    signed 2019-06-15 05:34:09 -0400
  • Elisa Hobbs
    signed 2019-06-14 18:54:28 -0400
    Being from the Upper Peninsula originally, I can see how my small fishing village relies so heavily on our Great Lakes to support them. We can’t let another spill happen and endanger the livelihood of our citizens (primarily the Native American population in my town!) Thank you for your consideration!
  • Amy Reis
    signed 2019-06-14 17:15:55 -0400
  • Timothy Schacht
    signed 2019-06-14 12:50:44 -0400
  • Rafael Statin
    signed 2019-06-14 12:38:36 -0400
  • Dana Atnip
    signed 2019-06-14 00:47:36 -0400
  • Leslie Pease
    signed 2019-06-13 19:36:07 -0400
    As a concerned citizen, I am deeply against this. We need no more pipelines in our waters. So much has Already happened. Ask Kalamazoo how their river is now for example. If oil companies really were accountable for upkeep, repairs & should there be a disaster clean up, that would be at least something. Since we have yet to see this, best to keep our waters clear.
  • Kelly Bosis
    signed 2019-06-13 15:41:59 -0400
  • Christina Riddle
    signed 2019-06-13 13:58:50 -0400
    Please Governor. Do not betray me, my 9 grandkids, and all that is dear to Michiganders: OUR WATER IS OUR LIFE.
  • Bailey Wagner
    signed 2019-06-13 12:54:12 -0400
  • Barrie Dunseath M.D.
    signed 2019-06-13 09:06:51 -0400

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