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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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  • Liz Kirkwood
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:35:32 -0400
  • Ryan Clark
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:35:13 -0400
    Thank you for being so thoughtful about this most precious resource!
  • Kevin Hill
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:35:12 -0400
    Thank-you. There should be no Line 5 or successor. I believe Enbridge’s responsibility for the river leak in southern Michigan and contingency studies such as the one from Mi. Tech University are relevant.
  • Nancy Belanger-Iott
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:54 -0400
  • Nancy Duke
    endorsed via 2020-05-22 12:34:53 -0400
    I’m very proud of all of you for the hard, demanding work this is taking for our state and our world to be a safer place in which to live.
  • Lloyd Seawright
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:50 -0400
    You are helping make a incredible difference
  • Martin Kimpston
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:45 -0400
  • Johanna Rohde
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:42 -0400
    YES! Michigan now sets the standard for the rest of the country—get the word out that this was a win—a hard one battle! !
  • Dick Dragiewicz
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:38 -0400
  • Marie Knoerl
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:36 -0400
    I was very impressed with the team and their arguments. Thank you for working to save our Great Lakes!
  • Susan Lombardi
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:34 -0400
  • Judy Childs
    endorsed via 2020-05-22 12:34:34 -0400
    Thank you so very much for standing up for the people. You rock. Sincerely, Judy Childs
  • Lynne Heasley
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:31 -0400
    Thank you for your impressive presentation in court today, and for all your hard preparation to this point. Our state’s constitutional public trust doctrine is a precious framework to defend on behalf of all Michigan citizens. —Lynne Heasley
  • Tessa Brittenham
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:20 -0400
  • Manu S-M
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:18 -0400
  • Mark Vanderklipp
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:13 -0400
    I listened to the arguments this morning and am more convinced than ever that Enbridge is fighting a losing battle. Thanks AG Nessel!
  • Cheryl Kacan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:13 -0400
    Thank you for all your hard work to protect our beautiful Great Lakes!!
  • Kurt Glomb
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:34:08 -0400
    Thank you from all the way down in Indiana too!! Save our Great Lakes!
  • Mary Maiorano
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:46 -0400
    Thank you for listening to the people of the state. You are a hero.
  • Charlene Sutherby
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:42 -0400
  • Susan Carson
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:38 -0400
  • John McMillan
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:36 -0400
    Thank You!
  • Helga Rose
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:34 -0400
  • Linda Mohler
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:33 -0400
  • Jim Mitchell
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:10 -0400
    Thank you! As we found out this week in Mid – Michigan our water fresh water is so important!
  • Tricia Denton
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:09 -0400
    Your team did the people of Michigan proud today!
  • Patricia Dzagulones
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:09 -0400
  • Kay McBain
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:03 -0400
  • Jerry Brucksch
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:01 -0400
  • Patricia Benson
    endorsed 2020-05-22 12:33:01 -0400

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