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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  • 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
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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Sue Shink
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:17:22 -0500
  • Audrey Minick
    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
  • Timon P. Tesar
    endorsed 2020-11-16 15:15:05 -0500

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