Read the Climate Change Resolution adopted by the League of Women Voters of Michigan on January 8, 2022.
The League of Women Voters of Michigan is one of 21 members of the Oil and Water Don’t Mix Coalition that continues to fight the operation of the Line 5 Pipeline through the ecologically sensitive Straits of Mackinac as well as a the proposed the construction of a tunnel.
Despite a November, 2020 order from Governor Whitmer, Enbridge, the pipeline owner, continues to operate the pipeline. Court battles are ongoing.
Many public health and environmental issues are threatening Michigan and its residents that need to be addressed by legislators.
Decision-makers in the Capitol need to deal with these issues thoroughly and swiftly, but they do not have to do it alone. Michigan Environmental Council and Michigan League of Conservation Voters, in conjunction with our many member and partner organizations, including League of Women Voters of Michigan, have put together an Environmental Roadmap for lawmakers and the new administration, a multi-year plan for addressing Michigan’s top environmental and public health challenges.