Michigan Environmental Report

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

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.


Great Lakes Trivia Quiz

The days are long and hot, amplifying our appreciation for our deep and (mostly) clear lakes. Let’s celebrate Michigan’s special place on the planet—in the cradle of the greatest freshwater system on Earth—by testing your knowledge of the Great Lakes and Michigan’s water resources.