Great Lakes Business Network applauds Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s climate executive order

Press Release: Michigan Business Leaders to Gov. Whitmer: Ohio is “outpacing us” on fight against algal blooms in Lake Erie

Business Leaders to Gov. Whitmer: It’s Time for Action on Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms

Boating, sport fishing and other outdoor activities on or near the Great Lakes have long been key drivers of Michigan’s economy and cornerstones of our way of life. That’s never been more true than during the summer of 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of our precious Great Lakes, as people across the region have turned to outdoor recreation as a way to weather the crisis ...[Read More]

Great Lakes Business Leaders Request Action to Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms

MPSC must reject risky Line 5 tunnel proposal

Tell Governor Whitmer to Protect Lake Erie from Harmful Algal Blooms

Governor Whitmer,  Thank you for committing to protect the Great Lakes, and Lake Erie in particular, from harmful algal blooms. Your commitment to reducing nutrient pollution into Lake Erie by 40% by 2025, and working in collaboration with other Great Lakes states to do so, is a step towards mitigating the threat that nutrient pollution poses to drinking water, outdoor recreation and the regi ...[Read More]

Business leaders urge Gov. Whitmer to ditch risky Line 5 tunnel plan

Business leaders urge Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to shut down Line 5

Business leaders request action to protect Lake Erie from Harmful Algal Blooms

Whitmer Needs to Act Now Before a Line 5 Disaster Wipes Out Northern Michigan Economy

By Chris Shepler I’ve been on the record for several years now sharing my concerns about the threat of the Line 5 pipeline devastating my family’s Mackinac Island ferry business. I was also appointed to the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board, under former Governor Snyder, studying risks and alternatives to Line 5. I’m a conservative and I understand the need for oil in our society, but I am deeply con ...[Read More]