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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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  • Monica Knowles
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:26:31 -0400
    Yay! Yay! Yay!

    Dana Nessel rocks!
  • Jeanne Held-Warmkessel
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:25:17 -0400
  • Jan Tervydis
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:24:52 -0400
  • Stephanie Wagenborg
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:24:34 -0400
  • Rosemary Grier
    endorsed via 2020-05-22 14:24:14 -0400
    Very appreciative for the open public participation our Governor Whitmer, AG Dana Nessel, and other officials have provided, in not only this open court case but also with the UP Energy Task Force. This administration urges civic involvement, which makes for a healthier and more transparent leadership!
  • Lois Bahle
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:22:47 -0400
  • Asher Strayhorn
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:20:20 -0400
  • Georgia Griffin
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:19:06 -0400
  • Dianne Brainard
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:19:02 -0400
  • Sherry Hayden
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:18:16 -0400
  • Robert Belknap
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:18:04 -0400
  • William Borgeld
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:17:05 -0400
  • Terri Wilkerson
    endorsed via 2020-05-22 14:16:13 -0400
    I so appreciate that AG Nessel is truly looking out for the best interests of all of Michigan. I also appreciate that Judge Jamo’s hearing was livestreamed so we could hear this very important case!
  • Bernice Houseward
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:14:06 -0400
    End Line 5!! Thanks.
  • Sue Merritt
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:14:04 -0400
    Stay strong!
  • Peggy Daub
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:13:27 -0400
  • Ronald Martineau
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:11:53 -0400
  • James Hallock
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:11:44 -0400
  • Pawiter Parhar
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:11:11 -0400
    I lived in MI including my family more than Twenty Five years,mostly in Oakland County &

    down river,also Seven Years in close to Grand

    Rapids MI. MI state has natural construction &

    surrounded by lakes.Drinking water is coming from lakes.we do not want oil mixed with water

    because we didn’t forget about Flint MI disaster

    How many people died and get sick with oil & water.So we want to keep away oil from water.

    Also most disaster from coronavirus is also worst in MI state because immunity is low in people that’s why people are getting more sick.
  • Frode Maaseidvaag
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:10:17 -0400
  • Eileen Thorp
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:09:24 -0400
    Thank you for speaking truth to power to protect our living water, all species who depend on clean water, and our livelihoods for generations to come.
  • Candice Massey
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:08:35 -0400
    Make Embridge to completely REMOVE and NOT REPLACE Line 5 with any further pipeline.
  • Jean Lucas
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:07:34 -0400
  • Lynette Szydlowski
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:06:41 -0400
  • Lisa Strachan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:06:19 -0400
  • Virginia Brinker
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:05:56 -0400
    So…so proud of you all!
  • Diana Zeeryp
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:05:43 -0400
  • Linda Perry
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:04:10 -0400
    Dear Madame Attorney General, One of the key issues for me in the last election was the commitment of you and the Governor to close Line 5 and prevent the tunnel. Keep your promises. Thank you.
  • Kathryn Carolan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:04:00 -0400
  • Stacy Shafto
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:03:14 -0400
    Thanks you, on behalf of all of us who love our Great Lakes. Our children and future generations.

    I am so very proud to support you and to know my daughters have brave, strong, courageous female leadership to look up to.

    You have our unwavering support and gratitude.

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