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For the first time in far too long, the Michigan Office of Attorney General stood up in court to protect the waters that belong to the people of Michigan. We've been working to hear opening arguments in a lawsuit to decommission Line 5 for years.

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Please join us in signing this thank you letter to Attorney General Nessel and her team.

The wealth and power of the entire fossil fuel industry and their allies are aligned against us and our Attorney General, but the title of this case is “THE PEOPLE OF MICHIGAN v Enbridge.”

Let our advocates in the Attorney General’s office know that the people they represent have their backs and are thankful for the hard work and long hours they are putting in to face off against the wealthiest and most powerful industry in the history of the world.


Dear Attorney General Nessel, Deputy Attorneys General Manning, Reichel, and Bock, and staff of the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division:

On May 22nd, we watched the Michigan Attorney General’s office take a stand to protect our public water resources on behalf of the people. Michigan residents have been asking for this for a long time and we thank you all for your efforts on our behalf.

For years, we have been calling for action to shut down the Line 5 pipeline, which as you know presents a constant and unnecessary threat to our state’s greatest treasure. It is inspiring to see the work that you all have put in to bring this case on behalf of the people. While the oil industry and other powerful financial interests are aligned against you, know that the people of Michigan and people around the world who value our Great Lakes are in your corner.

We know that this case is a long way from being decided, but we are grateful for your efforts, and the people of Michigan are with you as this case moves forward.

Thank you all!


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  • Tracy Burroughs
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:14:51 -0400
  • Constance Jurmo
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:10:48 -0400
    No oil pipelines under the Straits.
  • Chris Lehman
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:10:11 -0400
  • Renae Bradley
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:09:52 -0400
    A livelong resident here, at the age of 59. Grew up in Boyne City (on Lake Charlevoix), and now live in East Lansing. I feel it is URGENT to protect one of Michigan’s greatest resources, our Great Lakes!!! THANK YOU!!!
  • James Mortimer
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:09:24 -0400
    Bob Reichel, I watched the first session in full. You did a great job bringing in the original public good legal status of the line through the straits. Jim Mortimer, Hale
  • Jane Watts
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:04:52 -0400
  • Flagg Taylor
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:04:12 -0400
  • James Deighton
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:03:16 -0400
  • Rick Dahlstrom
    endorsed 2020-05-26 17:02:26 -0400
    Keep pushing AG Nessel!
  • Stephen Roth
    @bennosteve tweeted link to this page. 2020-05-26 17:00:02 -0400
    Join me in thanking the Michigan Attorney General's office for fighting for the People of Michigan as they seek to protect the Great Lakes from an Enbridge oil spill disaster. Please join me! #PeopleVsEnbridge @dananessel
  • Stephen Roth
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:59:52 -0400
  • Glenn Ford
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:56:40 -0400
  • Katie Collins
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:55:32 -0400
  • Karen Franseen
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:55:25 -0400
    Finally a Michigan administration that is responsible and takes responsibility! Hurrah for the gals at the top! We do not need a Canadian oil company taking advantage of Michigan and its economy Thanks!
  • Abby Mier
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:54:32 -0400
  • David Koval
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:54:08 -0400
  • Richard Smith
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:51:24 -0400
    keep up the great work. and thankyou.
  • Brenda Rusch
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:50:38 -0400
  • Christina Lirones
    @CLirones tweeted link to this page. 2020-05-26 16:49:21 -0400
    Join me in thanking the Michigan Attorney General's office for fighting for the People of Michigan as they seek to protect the Great Lakes from an Enbridge oil spill disaster. Please join me! #PeopleVsEnbridge @dananessel
  • Christina Lirones
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:48:56 -0400
  • Ellen Smith
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:48:31 -0400
  • Martha M. Wilson
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:48:26 -0400
  • Dave Duffield
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:45:25 -0400
    Attorney General Nessel,

    This virus has virus has given us all time to think about what’s important in our lives and clean water is one of them! Our state’s economy also hinges on it! Thx for standing up to Enbridge!
  • Florence Johnston
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:45:14 -0400
  • Molly Donahue
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:45:02 -0400
  • Thomas Gilpin
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:44:31 -0400
    Speaking as the Legislative Chair (Volunteer) of the MI Sierra Club, I, and we, applaud your efforts to stand up for ALL the inhabitants of our great bio-diversified state, and bring the light of Justice upon those who would prey upon the weak.
  • Joanna Bird
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:42:30 -0400
  • Ann Krantz
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:41:14 -0400
  • Kathleen Lindemann
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:37:33 -0400
  • Lisa Wilczak
    endorsed 2020-05-26 16:36:49 -0400

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