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Great Lakes Business Network Applauds Line 5 Pipeline Temporary Shut Down Due to Attorney General Nessel’s Request

Business Leaders Support Action by MI Attorney General, Urge Governor Whitmer to Follow Suit

Appeals Court Rules Against Attorney General Nessel in Enbridge vs. Michigan; Business Leaders Support an Appeal to Michigan Supreme Court

Members of the Great Lakes Business Network Request Comment Period Extension and Public Hearing for Line 5 Tunnel Permit Application Review

Great Lakes Business Network on Stay Home Order from Gov. Whitmer

As the state of Michigan continues to face the ongoing pandemic, business leaders in the state are supporting efforts to suppress the spread of the disease. The following statement can be attributed to the Great Lakes Business Network executive committee. The Great Lakes Business Network is a coalition of over 170 businesses that are committed to protecting the Great Lakes region from threats to t ...[Read More]

GLBN Calls on Gov. Whitmer to make Michigan a leader in clean, renewable energy

Earlier today, 29 members of the Great Lakes Business Network submitted a letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer calling on her to take strong executive action to make Michigan a leader in clean, renewable energy. The Great Lakes Business Network is composed of business leaders from across the region committed to working in partnership with federal, state and local government leaders for policy acti ...[Read More]

Amid Newly Surfaced Easement Violations, Great Lakes Business Leaders Call for a Shut Down of Line 5

Amid Newly Surfaced Easement Violations, Great Lakes Business Leaders Call for a Shut Down of Line 5

Up to 700 miles of Great Lakes shoreline are at risk from a Line 5 spill.

Great Lakes Business Network applauds Attorney General Dana Nessel for action to shut down Line 5

Great Lakes Business Network applauds Attorney General Dana Nessel for action to shut down Line 5

Today, Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel announced that she will take action, on behalf of the people of Michigan, to protect the Great Lakes from Enbridge’s 66-year-old Line 5 pipeline. The attorney general seeks to stop the flow of oil through the Mackinac Straits by filing in the state circuit court to revoke the State of Michigan’s easement with Enbridge Energy. Governor Whitmer has not ...[Read More]

Governor Whitmer sets a bold path forward to protect the Great Lakes from risky energy.

June 7, 2019 Today the Governor announced the creation of a new Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force, which is critical to improving energy diversity, reliability and affordability. This Task Force will be especially important to finally resolving the issue of propane delivery to Upper Peninsula residents without relying on the risky Line 5 oil pipeline. The members of the Great Lakes Business Networ ...[Read More]

State and Federal Policy Leaders Support Great Lakes Business Network Initiatives at Mackinac Island Policy Reception

State and Federal Policy Leaders Support Great Lakes Business Network Initiatives at Mackinac Island Policy Reception

Contact: Beth Wallace, Managing Director Great Lakes Business Network; glbnconnect@gmail.com, 734.476.3586 Jim Lively, Program Director, Groundwork, jim@groundworkcenter.org, 231.360.7222 Mackinac Island — Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel, U.S. Senator Gary Peters and several congressional members thanked the Great Lakes Business Network for taking a leading position to decommission th ...[Read More]