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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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  • Cherisa Kuznicki
    signed 2020-07-07 08:56:11 -0400
  • Belinds Long
    signed 2020-07-07 08:48:19 -0400
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    signed 2020-07-07 07:31:26 -0400
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    signed 2020-07-06 21:51:25 -0400
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    signed 2020-07-06 17:55:59 -0400
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    signed 2020-07-06 17:31:59 -0400
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    signed 2020-07-06 17:29:51 -0400
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    signed via 2020-07-06 16:02:45 -0400
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    signed via 2020-07-06 14:38:39 -0400
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    signed via 2020-07-06 11:40:39 -0400
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    signed via 2020-07-06 08:48:36 -0400
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    signed via 2020-07-05 18:02:36 -0400
  • Heidi Bradley
    signed 2020-07-05 16:37:45 -0400
  • Helen Meier
    signed 2020-07-05 06:08:50 -0400
  • Mitchell Sobieray
    signed 2020-07-04 21:43:30 -0400
  • Roxanne Chulski
    signed 2020-07-04 21:19:08 -0400
  • Ben Arteaga
    signed 2020-07-04 10:18:00 -0400
  • Rhonda Philip
    signed 2020-07-03 14:29:32 -0400
  • Giancarlo Robert
    signed 2020-07-03 13:07:32 -0400
  • Ani Gleason
    signed via 2020-07-03 10:35:52 -0400
  • Shannon Philemon
    signed via 2020-07-03 10:29:59 -0400
    Enbridge has ignored our safety for decades. This tunnel benefits the oil industry Not Michigan Citizens. They care more about money than our State’s economy and drinking water. A spill could destroy Michigan’s drinking water, tourism, shipping, farming, hunting. Too little benefits for Michigan’s Citizens, too much risk. Enbridge has Never made good on their promises for safety.
  • Karen Wood
    signed 2020-07-03 06:21:03 -0400
  • Linda Mohler
    signed 2020-07-02 18:38:16 -0400
    Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline in the open water of the Great Lakes was briefly shut down on Thursday, June 18 due to newly-discovered pipeline damage. Despite Gov. Whitmer’s formal request of Enbridge to inspect the damage and then report what happened before the pipeline was restarted, it ignored the request and restarted the pipeline Friday without providing the requested damage information.


    Enbridge has proven once again that they cannot be trusted with the Great Lakes.


    JUNE 25, 12:00 PM: Given Enbridge’s failure act with “due care of a reasonable a prudent person for the safety and welfare of all persons and of all public and private property” provision of the easement, Judge Jamo of Ingham County Circuit Court GRANTED A TEMPORARY RETRAINING ORDER TO SHUT DOWN LINE 5 in the Straits of Mackinac until a future court hearing occurs.


    Gov. Whitmer, please revoke the 1953 easement which gave permission for Enbridge to operate in the Great Lakes.


    Please shut down Enbridge Line 5.
  • Karen Fornes
    signed 2020-07-02 16:29:18 -0400
    Thank you for keeping us as safe as possible during the COVID 19 pandemic. Please keep us safe from a catastrophic oil spill as well.
  • Leah Boston
    signed 2020-07-02 00:29:02 -0400
    Let’s save our planet
  • Scott Korwes
    signed 2020-07-01 23:49:30 -0400
  • Julie Casperson
    signed 2020-07-01 13:26:22 -0400

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