Thank Governor WhitmerGovernor Whitmer, along with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Attorney General Dana Nessel, have revoked the easement that allowed Enbridge to operate Line 5 in the Great Lakes. This is historic. If ultimately successful, this would be the first time an operating pipeline has ever been shut down.

It is rare that a politician has the guts to stand up to the most powerful industry on the planet. Please join us in thanking Governor Gretchen Whitmer for taking a politically risky stance on behalf of all Michiganders, and for doing what must be done to protect future generations.

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Governor Whitmer:

Thank you so much for your audacious action for the Great Lakes, the climate, and the people of Michigan. Thank you for applying public trust law, listening to the science of climate change, and for hearing the thousands of dedicated citizens and organizations that worked to elevate this issue in a way that will protect our environment for generations to come.

Thank you for taking the courageous steps to shut down Line 5!

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  • Olga Zakharova
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:48:56 -0500
  • Adel Easterday
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:47:35 -0500
    I appreciate this most important move that you have made! I am voting for your second term without question. You take your time but you are the one that will make it stick! Miigwetch Governor Whitmer. Adel Easterday
  • Gretchen Iorio
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:46:34 -0500
    Governor Whitmer,

    Northern Michiganders appreciate your bold action on your order to shut down Line 5. We met several weeks ago at Dan O’Neil’s house in Traverse City, as I said then I appreciate your continued bravery in speaking out on issues that affect the citizens of Michigan in spite of threats and plots to do you harm.

    Gretchen (as you said another Gretchen and one that supports your wholeheartedly! ) Iorio
  • Brenda McEachern
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:45:25 -0500
  • Breeanna Sewers
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:44:38 -0500
    THANK YOU for protecting our environment!!!
  • Andrea Cassell
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:42:03 -0500
  • Larry Hutchison
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:41:56 -0500
  • Dennis Hendricks
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:41:50 -0500
  • Crystal Cooper
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:41:23 -0500
    Chi Miigwetch, as the native Anishinaabeg people of the Upper Peninsula where I live, would say! Thank you! This means more than we will ever know! Thank you for representing the people of Michigan- especially those whose voices are not often heard. We will remember this!
  • Karen Donahue
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:40:42 -0500
  • Ralph Tuscher
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:40:40 -0500
  • John Sarver
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:39:56 -0500
  • Julia Chambers
    AFFEW (A Few Friends for the Environment of the World) endorsed 2020-11-16 15:39:03 -0500
    The shut down of Line 5 will save us from the spill that would eventually happen! So many would be effected negatively! Thanks for keeping your promise!

    Thank you!!
  • Kelsey Sumner
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:38:40 -0500
  • Lauren Westerman
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:37:19 -0500
  • Keith D'Alessandro
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:36:02 -0500
  • Ronald Howard
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:36:02 -0500
  • Mort Smythe
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:35:15 -0500
  • serecindra
    @serecindra tweeted link to this page. 2020-11-16 15:34:15 -0500
    Thank @GovWhitmer for standing up for the Great Lakes, the climate, and the people of Michigan. Thank her for taking steps to shut down the Line 5 oil pipeline. #ShutDownLine5 https://www.miclimateaction.org/line_5_shutdown_thank_gov_whitmer?recruiter_id=43535
  • Cynthia Dudley
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:34:01 -0500
  • Kathy Tuckerman
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:31:32 -0500
  • Kristen Lagos
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:30:53 -0500
  • Laura Lyons
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:30:28 -0500
  • Lynn Bartley
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:28:03 -0500
    You are a wonderful governor and I thank you for taking this necessary step to protect our beautiful great lakes.
  • Natsumi Asanuma
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:26:07 -0500
  • Cliff Yankovich
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:25:26 -0500
  • Renee Powers
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:25:12 -0500
  • Stephen Bachleda
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:23:50 -0500
    This is fantastic news! Thank you.
  • Kathleen Markle
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:23:22 -0500
  • Michael Salgat
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:21:49 -0500

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