Michigan Environmental Council statement on Rep. Nesbitt's energy package

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The Michigan Environmental Council issued the following statement in response to the package of energy bills revealed today by Rep. Aric Nesbitt:
Read MoreMar 5, 2015

Michigan Environmental Council joins Safe Roads Yes! campaign, urges support for public transit

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The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) has joined the campaign urging Michigan voters to approve a May ballot proposal for safer roads and stronger public transit, the organization announced today.
Read MoreMar 3, 2015
RELATED TOPICS: transportation policy

MEC boosts capacity at Capitol with new Deputy Policy Director Sean Hammond

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The Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) has hired Sean Hammond to strengthen its team of policy experts at the state Capitol, the organization's president, Chris Kolb, announced today. As Deputy Policy Director, Hammond will help MEC build and maintain relationships with lawmakers, stay abreast of new bills and legislative committee activities, and keep the organization's member groups informed about developments at the Capitol.
Read MoreFeb 4, 2015
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MEC lauds Snyder for protecting biodiversity with veto pen

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The Michigan Environmental Council today hailed Gov. Rick Snyder's veto of Senate Bill 78, a misguided piece of anti-science legislation that would have blocked state agencies from designating land to protect biological diversity.
Read MoreJan 15, 2015

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
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