Michigan Environmental Report
Oh, man. It's Friday and it's summertime. Does it get any better?
Springtime in a high school student's senior year is full of exciting rituals: the last day of school, the graduation ceremony, the open house.
Many of us working on energy and climate policy looked forward to June 2 like it was Christmas morning. That was the date set for the EPA to announce a new draft rule to cut carbon pollution from power plants, building on the Clean Power Plan President Obama drafted last summer.
Michigan lawmakers are in for a bumpy ride home.
Michigan's legislature has one week left before the summer recess. With the Detroit aid package finalized and a budget agreement shaping up, lawmakers face just one major hurdle before they head home to reconnect with their constituents.
Michigan's woodlands and waters are warming up, breaking into bloom, and will welcome thousands into their spring-into-summer embrace this beautiful holiday weekend. For me, our annual outdoor awakening brings to mind two simple observations about Michigan's public lands.
MEC applauded the unanimous vote Wednesday by the board of the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan to hire longtime transportation administrator Michael Ford as its new CEO.
MEC today released a report that explores the possibility of funding Michigan's transportation system by charging motorists based on the distance they drive.