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]

Business Leaders Respond to Line 5 Rulings

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]