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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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  • Stephen Davis
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:56:27 -0400
  • Tracey Snache
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:52:27 -0400
  • Lynne Sheldon
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:52:26 -0400
  • Nancy Cadieux
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:52:21 -0400
  • Paul Martin
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:49:06 -0400
  • Tad Archer
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:45:51 -0400
    Thank you for addressing this serious issue.

    Our natural resources are our most important!
  • Judith Hicks
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:44:52 -0400
    Thank you so much for taking on this critical case.
  • Steve Grabowski
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:40:42 -0400
  • Ed Steinman
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:31:57 -0400
    Dana Nessel for President!
  • Gary Mortensen
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:31:26 -0400
  • Bridgette Ujlaky
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:26:25 -0400
  • James Maturen
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:25:49 -0400
  • James Maturen
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:25:40 -0400
  • Brenda Earl
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:22:21 -0400
    As the owner of a 5 generation family log cabin on the shores of northern Lake Huron, I am so grateful for your persistent hard work on this lawsuit to prevent ruin to the land and lakes we hold so dear in our hearts.
  • Anne Schweizer
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:22:09 -0400
    Thank you AG Nessel.
  • jennie hoffmann
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:17:56 -0400
    Appreciate all you are doing to protect the public bottomlands.
  • Roger Webster
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:16:41 -0400
  • Wendy Hermance
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:15:41 -0400
  • marie kung
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:14:30 -0400
    Shut down line.

    Marie. Kung
  • Jill Whelan
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:14:13 -0400
    It cut off after the break and I could not get it back. I was very happy to have seen as much as I did
  • Myles Davis
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:11:00 -0400
    Keep up the good work!!
  • Ruth Ann Stice
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:09:27 -0400
    Thank you!
  • Christina Homan
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:09:10 -0400
  • Irwin Hoenig
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:09:02 -0400
  • Dru Freed
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:04:57 -0400
    It is time to finally stop oil and coal companies, over forty years ago we worked to enforce strong policies stop them and to protect our Environment! Sad to say we still need to fight!
  • Suzanne Pellar
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:04:32 -0400
    Thank you!!
  • Mindy Binsfeld
    endorsed 2020-05-26 19:00:46 -0400
  • Roberta Williams
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  • Barbara Douglas
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  • Rebecca Gray
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