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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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  • 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.
  • Diane Herrman
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:02:04 -0400
    Thank you for working to protect the environment and people in Michigan.
  • Jennifer Swain
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:00:56 -0400
  • Helen Sammel
    endorsed 2020-05-22 14:00:41 -0400
  • Jeff Leonhardt
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:59:28 -0400
  • Martha Kashap
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:58:59 -0400
  • Kat Russell
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:58:05 -0400
    We are grateful to have you on the side of health and well-being for the people and the environment. Thank you!
  • Patricia Buchner
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:57:36 -0400
    So glad this has finally gone to court!Thank you!
  • Jody Daniels
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:55:51 -0400
    I can’t thank you enough for any and all efforts to keep this oil out of our Great Lakes. Our State is depending on you; and I couldn’t be prouder of you.

    Thank you SO much!
  • Patricia Jernigan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:55:49 -0400
  • kate dahlstrom
    @longlakeloon tweeted link to this page. 2020-05-22 13:55:44 -0400
    Join us 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
  • kate dahlstrom
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:55:25 -0400
  • Peggy Jensen
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:55:05 -0400
    The thought of the pipeline breaking is horrifying. Clean water is important to the whole midwest, So thanks for continuing your work to save it.
  • Richard Swan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:54:29 -0400
    The Great Lakes contain one fifth of the fresh water on the planet. Lets do something right and protect that water from big business that could care less if it gets polluted.
  • Char Hoffman
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:54:03 -0400
  • Tina Smith
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:52:52 -0400
  • Greg Reisig
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:52:36 -0400
  • Jenni McCrea
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:51:59 -0400
    Keep fighting to protect Michigan! Thank you!
  • Pat Montgomery
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:51:47 -0400
    God bless you!
  • Pamela Kirkham
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:51:13 -0400
  • Bill Ryan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:50:49 -0400
  • Sharon Senk
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:50:13 -0400
    Thanks for protecting the water of the Great Lakes.
  • Cathy Day
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:49:52 -0400
  • John Poffenberger
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:49:07 -0400
  • Timothy Bentley
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:49:00 -0400
  • Derek Armson
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:48:14 -0400
  • Sam Mitchell
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:48:06 -0400
  • Bonnie Archibald
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:47:38 -0400
  • Robert Satchwell
    endorsed 2020-05-22 13:47:20 -0400

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