Pages tagged "land use"
A proposal in Michigan's legislature (SB 78) would needlessly undercut longstanding and important protections that are helping restore Michigan's natural resources and safeguard the genetic diversity of plants and animals managed on state lands.Read more
The Lansing State Journal ran a nice article yesterday ("Snyder weighs big changes for Michigan's parks") about the recommendations of the Michigan State Parks and Outdoor Recreation Blue Ribbon Panel.Read more
Limiting Public Land Jeopardizes Michigan's Character Nobody's going to confuse it with Chicago or Denver, but Lansing is an honest-to-God city, albeit mid-sized. We've got a decent food scene, a solid bus system, skyscrapers-even our own professional ball club.Read more
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!Read more
Beware wolves in sheep's clothing. Or in this case the waste industry trying to cloak itself in green rhetoric.Read more
A new mining era is dawning in the Upper Peninsula. At least five big operations are getting underway or entering the permitting process, and maybe half a dozen more are busily exploring and testing the waters for future mines.Read more