Mama Summit 2014 calls for action on climate change

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This May, moms, dads, grandparents, and kids from across the country will travel to their state capitols to show broad and united support for children's health. Together in a bipartisan setting, participants will demand action to protect the air our children breathe--both indoor and outdoor--and call for action on climate change.
View ArticleApr 11, 2014

Earth Day 2014 activities in Michigan celebrate spring, encourage stewardship

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Every day is Earth Day for environmental groups, right? But this annual focus on doing right by the planet provides Michiganders of all ages and interests hands-on opportunities to get outside and care for this beautiful peninsula. From the State of Michigan offering a day of programs for school groups, to local watershed groups hosting spring river cleanups, there is sure to be an event in your area.
View ArticleApr 10, 2014

Lead poisoning prevention advocates come to the Capitol; Rep. Olumba gets personal about his daughters’ lead exposure

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Advocates who helped secure $1.25 million for lead poisoning prevention funding in this year’s state budget blanketed the Capitol this month, showing lawmakers that the money is being effectively spent and advocating for continued funding in this year’s budget.
View ArticleFeb 28, 2014

MEC connects WMU students, state lawmakers on Mackinac Straits oil pipeline issue

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Dozens of Western Michigan University (WMU) students descended on the State Capitol and the Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) office Wednesday, asking state legislators to address Enbridge Energy Company’s aging oil pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
View ArticleFeb 27, 2014

Michigan Environmental Council statement on John Dingell: Thank you for your service

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Architect of many of the nation's environmental policies says he won't seek re-election
Read MoreFeb 24, 2014

Wednesday, Jan. 29 forum, panel to discuss proposed changes in speed limits on Michigan roads

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Legislation introduced in Lansing could result in changes in speed limits on Michigan roads. The panel will explore issues related to changing the way those limits are established.
Read MoreJan 24, 2014
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