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]
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]
Up to 700 miles of Great Lakes shoreline are at risk from a Line 5 spill.
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]
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]
Contact: Beth Wallace, Managing Director Great Lakes Business Network; email@example.com, 734.476.3586 Jim Lively, Program Director, Groundwork, firstname.lastname@example.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]