Thank You 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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  • Kelsey Sumner
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:38:40 -0500
  • Lauren Westerman
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  • Keith D'Alessandro
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  • 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
  • Cynthia Dudley
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:34:01 -0500
  • Kathy M Tuckerman
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  • 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
  • Linda McCallum
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:19:09 -0500
  • Wayne Say
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:18:51 -0500
    Thank you for your bold and decisive action defending the public trust doctrine as it applies to removing Line 5 from The straits of Mackinac. Your decision is one of the most consequential actions of any Michigan governor in our history. Future generations are indebted to you.
  • Robert Aguirre
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:17:22 -0500
    Thank you for being the leader that Michigan has so badly needed for awhile. You are courageous, intelligent and very thoughtful about the right actions to take. So very proud to call you Governor.
  • Minick Audrey
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:17:00 -0500
    We can all breathe a little easier now!
  • Julia OConnor
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:16:50 -0500
    Thank you for your actions trying to protect us from COVID. YOU ARE AMONG THE STRONGEST ADVOCATES FOR OUR SAFETY.
  • Amelia (Molly) Fischhoff
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:16:15 -0500
  • Tom Porter
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:16:11 -0500
  • John Kemp
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:15:53 -0500
    This action may keep a catastrophic disaster from occurring. Thnx
  • Tim Tesar
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:15:05 -0500
  • Scott Kelley
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:13:56 -0500
    I applaud you and those who stand strong and behind you with these tough decisions that are best for all not the few.

    Stay strong and Bless You for all you and your staff are doing to assure the safety of others.

    Scott Kelley
  • Elizabeth Dell
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:13:49 -0500
  • William Saenz
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:07:59 -0500
  • Dio Flannery
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