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This is how we make our government accountable to the people. We'll deliver your signature in January 2020 to tell Gov. Whitmer the will of the people is 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.

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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  • Lisa Jarrett
    signed via 2020-01-26 22:33:41 -0500
  • Jill Henemyer
    signed 2020-01-26 22:26:55 -0500
  • Richard Bolander
    signed 2020-01-26 22:05:55 -0500
  • Michaelle Diane Schuler
    signed 2020-01-26 22:05:48 -0500
    This tunnel will be a big mistake for our environment.
  • Linda Smith
    signed 2020-01-26 21:59:23 -0500
  • Paul Tulikangas
    signed 2020-01-26 21:52:05 -0500
  • Dave Brossard
    signed via 2020-01-26 21:47:53 -0500
  • Fran Hamilton
    signed 2020-01-26 21:27:21 -0500
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  • Bec Boase
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  • Barbara Schmidt-Bailey
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  • Jeanne Fahlstrom
    signed 2020-01-26 21:12:46 -0500
  • Jan Shireman
    signed via 2020-01-26 21:05:54 -0500
  • Richard Reid
    signed 2020-01-26 20:55:57 -0500
  • Emmy Lou Cholak
    signed 2020-01-26 20:52:41 -0500
  • Keith Sadler
    signed 2020-01-26 20:45:39 -0500
  • Gerald Svetcos
    signed 2020-01-26 20:34:14 -0500
  • Catherine Pleak
    signed via 2020-01-26 20:29:23 -0500
  • Tom Van Dis
    signed 2020-01-26 20:27:20 -0500
  • John Ambrose
    signed 2020-01-26 20:25:46 -0500
  • Rita Mitchell
    signed via 2020-01-26 20:19:28 -0500
    Shut down Line 5, now!
  • David Hoekstra
    signed 2020-01-26 20:15:00 -0500
  • Vicki Gaviglio
    signed via 2020-01-26 20:11:41 -0500
  • Diane Burge-Coggins
    signed 2020-01-26 20:11:09 -0500
    D Marie Burge-Coggins
  • Candace Heeringa
    signed 2020-01-26 19:56:36 -0500
  • Suzanne Peers
    signed via 2020-01-26 19:55:15 -0500
    My parents were born in Flint, MI, and I was born in Ann Arbor. My grandparents had cottages on Lake Huron and Higgins Lake. We spent part of each summer in Michigan, always by the water. Keep Michigan waters pristine. I urge you to decommission Line 5.
  • Kathleen R Birdsall
    signed 2020-01-26 19:51:20 -0500
    We have enough concerns with trying to mitigate the climate crisis. We cannot tolerate a large energy company with its only concern being their bottom line, to risk our pristine Straits of Mackinac. Be strong and advocate for all Michiganders!
  • Robin Broder
    signed 2020-01-26 19:44:31 -0500
  • Vicki Morse
    signed 2020-01-26 19:38:05 -0500
    Vicki Morse
  • Anthony Craw
    signed via 2020-01-26 19:35:29 -0500
  • Mike Trujillo
    signed via 2020-01-26 19:32:06 -0500

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