MEC Statement: Environmental Justice Work Group recommendations provide clear path forward to a healthy environment for all Michiganders

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The Environmental Justice Work Group (EJWG) appointed by Governor Snyder today publicly released their final report. The 23 members of the EJWG reached strong consensus on the final report’s 33 recommendations to address the Governor’s charge laid out in his 2017 State of the State address.
Read MoreMar 2, 2018
RELATED TOPICS: environmental justice

Legislation would turn water use decisions in Michigan over to Nestlé and other large water users

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Legislation that essentially gives a free pass for large water withdrawals and eliminates public input on large water withdrawals is on a fast track in the Michigan House of Representatives, receiving a hearing within a week of being introduced.
Read MoreFeb 27, 2018
RELATED TOPICS: water protection

Statement: Michigan Environmental Council applauds Consumers Energy sustainability plan released today

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Michigan Environmental Council praised the clean energy goals set by Consumers Energy in their sustainability plan released today.
Read MoreFeb 19, 2018

Statement: Michigan Environmental Council applauds environmental priorities in Gov. Snyder’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget

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Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) praised Governor Snyder's focus on new programs to protect human health and the environment in his Fiscal Year 2019 budget announced today.
Read MoreFeb 7, 2018

Job Posting - Communications Officer

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Michigan Environmental Council seeks a media-savvy communications professional with outstanding writing skills to join our team as Communications Officer.
View ArticleFeb 6, 2018
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MEC Statement: Gov. Snyder’s water infrastructure proposal an important step forward

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Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) praised Governor Snyder’s drinking water infrastructure improvement plan announced Thursday on Environment & Infrastructure Week. “Surrounded by the world’s greatest freshwater resources, all Michiganders deserve clean, reliable drinking water, but after years of neglect our drinking and wastewater infrastructure is in dire need of repair,” said Chris Kolb, MEC president.
Read MoreFeb 1, 2018
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