Thank Governor Whitmer for Taking Action to Shut Down Line 5

Thank Governor Whitmer for Taking Action to Shut Down Line 5

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer took decisive action on November 13 to shut down Line 5 by May of 2021 under the public trust doctrine to protect the Great Lakes from the risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.

By upholding the State of Michigan’s role as a trustee of the waters that define Michigan, she has acted in the best interests and finest traditions of government of the people. Her leadership on water protection has never been clearer.

The State of Michigan must remain vigilant until the oil stops flowing for good because Line 5 ...

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer took decisive action on November 13 to shut down Line 5 by May of 2021 under the public trust doctrine to protect the Great Lakes from the risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.

By upholding the State of Michigan’s role as a trustee of the waters that define Michigan, she has acted in the best interests and finest traditions of government of the people. Her leadership on water protection has never been clearer.

The State of Michigan must remain vigilant until the oil stops flowing for good because Line 5 remains exposed to exceptionally strong currents, lakebed scouring, new anchor and cable strikes, and corrosion.

Gov. Whitmer should be thanked for protecting the Great Lakes, drinking water, fishing rights, the economy, and a way of life for present and future generations.

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Thank Governor Whitmer for Taking Action to Shut Down Line 5

Please join FLOW in thanking Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer for taking decisive action on November 13 to shut down Line 5 by May of 2021 under the public trust doctrine to protect the Great Lakes from the risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.

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Please join FLOW in thanking Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer for taking decisive action on November 13 to shut down Line 5 by May of 2021 under the public trust doctrine to protect the Great Lakes from the risk of a catastrophic oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.

Simply click the red button below labeled, “Agreed, I want to sign now.” Enter your name and contact information in the form that appears, add any personal remarks of your own, and click “Sign.” You also can opt to receive periodic updates from FLOW on Line 5 and other issues facing the Great Lakes.

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Dear Governor Gretchen Whitmer,

Thank you for taking decisive action on November 13 under the public trust doctrine to protect our Great Lakes from the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. I appreciate your decision to shut down the dangerous twin pipelines by May of next year.

By upholding the State of Michigan’s role as a trustee of the waters that define Michigan, you have acted in the best interests and finest traditions of government of the people. Your leadership on water protection has never been clearer.

Please remain vigilant until the oil stops flowing for good because Line 5 remains exposed to exceptionally strong currents, lakebed scouring, new anchor and cable strikes, and corrosion.

Thank you again for protecting the Great Lakes, drinking water, fishing rights, the economy, and a way of life for present and future generations.