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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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  • Tami Stingley
    signed 2020-06-23 11:16:04 -0400
  • Eric Tranchell
    signed via 2020-06-23 11:11:11 -0400
  • Karen French
    signed via 2020-06-23 10:16:42 -0400
    Stop the oil. Oil could make a disaster of our already struggling shore line.
  • Adrienne Winchester
    signed via 2020-06-23 09:39:06 -0400
    We not only depend on the Great Lakes for our livelihoods, but living on them and with them is our way of life. I am a fourth (at least) generation growing up on the Great Lakes. I’ve moved away, to amazing cities like Paris and DC and London and Chicago, but I’ve chosen to settle where I came from, mostly drawn to the natural beauty and fresh air that can only be found in Northern Michigan. I was taught to nurture and protect and garner a deep respect for nature and our natural resources. I was taught that our actions directly impact the future welfare of our natural resources. While I don’t yet have children of my own, I’m asking you to please help protect our lakes for our children and their children. These natural resources should not be taken for granted. They should not be destroyed for the sake of profit. They should be cared for and cherished for the most precious natural resources they are. Big water is such a special thing, and big fresh water exists like this, as our Great Lakes, nowhere else on earth. We are truly lucky, and must do everything in our power to protect them, if not for ourselves, but for future generations.
  • Barbara Foster
    signed via 2020-06-23 02:05:04 -0400
  • Mary Teesdale
    signed via 2020-06-23 01:59:44 -0400
    This pipeline contributes to global climate change. Paris Accord. A future with lower CO2 in the atmosphere is our number 1 priority.
  • JoAnne Beemon
    signed via 2020-06-23 00:23:23 -0400
  • Barbara Minier
    signed via 2020-06-22 22:52:43 -0400
  • Diane Gemmell
    signed via 2020-06-22 22:31:10 -0400
  • Erika Kilkenny
    signed via 2020-06-22 22:16:27 -0400
  • Sharon Roberts
    signed 2020-06-22 21:56:03 -0400
  • Jerome Alicki
    signed 2020-06-22 21:25:34 -0400
    Take away their business license!
  • Jonathan Hoover
    signed 2020-06-22 21:21:50 -0400
    Line 5 should be shut down permanently.
  • Mark Konyesni
    signed 2020-06-22 20:32:53 -0400
  • Allison Manker
    signed 2020-06-22 20:28:48 -0400
  • Joy Frawley
    signed 2020-06-22 20:28:18 -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.
  • Judith Reich
    signed 2020-06-22 19:42:51 -0400
    We can be the heroes or the villains! Protecting the Great Lakes is imperative to our survival! Water is Life!
  • Shelley Yeager
    signed 2020-06-22 19:27:57 -0400
  • Bill Sohmerr
    signed via 2020-06-22 18:54:13 -0400
  • Susan Hansen
    signed via 2020-06-22 18:46:21 -0400
  • John Martich
    signed 2020-06-22 18:44:59 -0400
    SHUT IT DOWN
  • Paul Little
    signed 2020-06-22 17:59:17 -0400
  • Mary Flynn
    signed 2020-06-22 17:51:46 -0400
    Leave the environment alone……..we dont need a pipeline…. ….we need save our planet, not destroy it !!!!
  • Lisa Johnson
    signed via 2020-06-22 17:41:07 -0400
  • Elizabeth Miller
    signed via 2020-06-22 16:41:34 -0400
  • Scott Herning
    signed 2020-06-22 16:35:43 -0400
  • Patty Hersberger
    signed 2020-06-22 15:50:22 -0400
    Reroute their “safe” tunnel a little bit to the East until they hit Canadian land, then proceed South. Should be no problems as it is Canada’s soil. If Enbridge feels that their tunnel is so safe, let them place it over their land, not Michigan waters.
  • George H Peet
    signed 2020-06-22 09:26:32 -0400
    George H Peet
  • Kirk Bails
    signed 2020-06-22 03:40:13 -0400
  • Bambi McCluskey
    signed 2020-06-21 15:52:10 -0400
    We know that we need to move away from fossil fuels and have for years. We have one home and this is helping to destroy it! Greed should no longer win!

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