Michigan Environmental Report

News from Michigan Environmental Council on public policies affecting the health of Michigan's people and environment

Today's impromptu effort to change a little bitty corner of the world

Dear Dean Transportation:

A Sensational Moon Rising Over Michigan: How to Make the Most of This Weekend

Super Moon

Fly me to the moon Let me play among the stars Let me see what spring is like On Jupiter and Mars

-Frank Sinatra In other words, it's almost the weekend and it's springtime. So you need a fantastic Saturday plan. Well, what could be better than a Pure Michigan enviro-chic date night watching the ‘super moon' rise?

Sustainable Spirits!

At the Michigan Environmental Council we're willing to do just about anything to help the environment. And if that means drinking a locally crafted beer or glass of Michigan wine, then so be it!

Action alert: Help us stop bad land cap bill!

Michigan Distilled loyalists!

Michigan finally bans open garbage burning. Some of it, anyway....sort of

Tuesday Linkaround: Leelanau tops healthy list and U.P. mining gets national exposure

Friday Linkaround!

Climate change? Or hot weather?

I'm a scientist by training. I know the difference between climate and weather. So the fact that it's supposed to hit 87 degrees today, March 21, in Lansing, Michigan, and that my neighbors are mowing their grass, that the trees in my yard are sprouting fresh new buds, and friends have been slapping mosquitoes? That's weather.