Michigan Environmental Report

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

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.


Yard waste bill: Guaranteed bankruptcy

 


Wolves in sheep's clothes

Beware wolves in sheep's clothing. Or in this case the waste industry trying to cloak itself in green rhetoric.