PFAS in Michigan: What we know and what we need
PFAS are a pervasive group of manufactured chemicals that have been found in Michigan's drinking water. We have outlined a comprehensive approach to address this issue.Learn More
Keep Our Water Clean
We're educating legislators about the need for a strong statewide septic code to ensure public health. Help us by sending an email to your representative now.Contact Your State Rep
Support Tax Reform for Small-Scale Solar
Urge your state senators to vote yes on legislation that will make it easier for Michigan residents to access the benefits of small-scale solar.Sign the Petition
Working For A Healthy Environment
We work with almost 70 organizations to promote public policies that ensure Michigan families will enjoy clear waters, clean beaches, beautiful landscapes and healthy communities for years to come.Learn More
Stop Toxic Algae Blooms
Algae blooms have plagued the state of Michigan for too long. Hold Governor Snyder and the state legislature accountable for protecting our waters by signing this petition.Sign the Petition
On Tuesday, November 6, Election Day will finally be here. With Michigan’s environment facing threats on multiple fronts, strong leadership is more important now than ever. We understand that taking just an hour out of your day to go vote can be difficult, so here are some helpful tips to make your Election Day a good one!
LANSING - Starting in 2019, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has proposed to no longer consider local zoning when determining the location of livestock operations under the Generally Accepted Agriculture Management Practices (GAAMPs). GAAMPs are voluntary farming guidelines established under the Right to Farm Act. If followed, GAAMPs afford farm operators protections from nuisance complaints and lawsuits from neighbors. Under current GAAMP standards, MDARD considers local zoning ordinances when evaluating locations for livestock operation placements. Under the proposed changes, however, MDARD would not consider such information. Michigan Environmental Council and the Michigan Townships Association released the following statement in regards to this proposal:
On July 3, DTE Energy filed a rate case with the Michigan Public Service Commission. If it is approved, it would increase electricity bills for DTE residential customers by $240 per year by 2022.