MEC lays out policy priorities to move Michigan forward in new legislative term

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Michigan Environmental Council today released a proactive policy agenda outlining actions state leaders should take in the upcoming legislative cycle for a stronger economy, cleaner environment and higher quality of life in the Great Lake State. The list of policy priorities encompasses a broad range of issues, from protecting our water resources and iconic wild places to accelerating our state’s transition to a clean-energy economy, building a modern transportation system and ending lead poisoning in Michigan.
Read MoreDec 22, 2014

MEC applauds state leaders for comprehensive transportation funding solution

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The Michigan Environmental Council today cheered a plan from state leaders that, with approval from the full Legislature and voters, will begin to seriously address the state's deteriorating roads and bridges while providing important funding for public transportation.
Read MoreDec 18, 2014
RELATED TOPICS: transportation policy

Straits of Mackinac oil pipelines: Join our call for action from Gov. Snyder

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As part of the Oil & Water Don’t Mix campaign, MEC needs your help today to ramp up pressure on Gov. Snyder to keep oil out of the Great Lakes. Please add your name to our letter, and send an email to your friends or your organization’s members to encourage them to sign on.
View ArticleDec 12, 2014
RELATED TOPICS: water protection

Business Owners and Great Lakes Groups: Gov. Snyder Must Immediately Open Hearing on Straits of Mackinac Oil Pipelines

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Representatives of more than a dozen environmental groups, businesses, and governments--and thousands of citizens--today called on Gov. Snyder to take swift and meaningful action to protect the Great Lakes from a catastrophic oil spill from a pair of 61-year-old Enbridge pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac.
Read MoreOct 5, 2014

MEC commends DNR director for taking Hartwick Pines off the auction block

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The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) today applauded the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for taking state-owned mineral rights beneath some of the Lower Peninsula's last remaining old-growth forest off the auction block for oil and gas drilling.
Read MoreSep 11, 2014
RELATED TOPICS: conservation, land use

Job Posting - MEC Development Associate

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The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) seeks a Development Associate to help raise financial support for our programs to defend the health and beauty of Michigan’s environment. This is a full-time position based in our Lansing, Michigan headquarters.
View ArticleAug 21, 2014
RELATED TOPICS: charitable giving, employment
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