You're invited to sponsor our 17th Annual Environmental Awards Celebration

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Your financial sponsorship of our 17th Annual Environmental Awards Celebration will provide vital assistance to our efforts to defend Michigan’s people and natural resources. It also will serve as a well-deserved tribute to two outstanding champions of the environment: Andy Buchsbaum and Bill Craig.
View ArticleMay 20, 2015
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MEC makes the case for a comprehensive energy plan before House Energy Policy Committee

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MEC Policy Director James Clift and Energy Program Director Sarah Mullkoff testified May 7 before the House Energy Policy Committee, making the case that Michigan needs a comprehensive energy plan that controls costs, maintains electric reliability, minimizes risks to ratepayers, promotes economic development in Michigan and protects natural resources.
View ArticleMay 7, 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Vote YES on Proposal 1

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Remember to vote on May 5!
View ArticleMay 5, 2015
RELATED TOPICS: transportation policy

Program seeks partners to unlock recycling potential in Detroit

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Curbside recycling is finally available throughout the City of Detroit, but the $25 fee for a recycling cart is a significant hurdle for many residents. A donation program launched today by the Zero Waste Detroit coalition and the Michigan Environmental Council aims to help put recycling within reach for everyone who wants to participate.
Read MoreApr 22, 2015

Proposal 1 -- What it is and why MEC supports it

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Michigan Environmental Council supports Proposal 1 and is a member of the Safe Roads Yes! Coalition. Our fact sheet analyses the proposal and the related transportation funding bill package that will go into effect if Proposal 1 passes.
View ArticleApr 9, 2015

International recognition, stellar placement rate make KVCC training program a wind industry leader

Michigan Environmental Report
As rain-flecked gusts off the Straits of Mackinac tousle trees near peak fall color, a group of students from Kalamazoo Valley Community College is grilling hot dogs and razzing each other. There’s plenty of laughter during the lunch break, but it’s serious business that has kept them at the tip of the Lower Peninsula for nearly a week. The technicians-in-training are performing routine maintenance to ensure a pair of wind turbines near Mackinaw City’s wastewater treatment plant continue turning strong straits winds into clean, renewable electricity for Michigan homes and businesses.
View ArticleMar 20, 2015  •  Winter 2015 - Michigan Environmental Report
RELATED TOPICS: clean energy, wind power
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