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This week brought a long-fought, hard-won victory for MEC-and anyone who breathes Michigan's air.Read more
A new year brings new opportunities, and at the Michigan Environmental Council, we're ready to seize them.Read more
Late last week, MEC and several of our partners and members submitted formal comments on the draft document, "Sustaining Michigan's Water Heritage: A Strategy for the Next Generation," created by the Office of the Great Lakes (OGL) at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.Read more
For years, Detroit was the largest city in the country without a curbside recycling program. That dubious distinction ended last year when a curbside pilot program for single-family homes expanded citywide.Read more
Imagine a football field. Now imagine that your house is in one end zone, and just past the other end zone is a fence. Behind this fence is a drilling rig operated by a company trying to find oil and gas. At this distance, the rig is allowed to operate at 70 decibels, even overnight, which is the equivalent noise level of a vacuum cleaner. Unless you are in Oakland, Macomb, or Wayne County, lights from the drilling rig can shine through your windows all night, every night.Read more
MEC is proud to announce that we've hired Sean Hammond to strengthen our team of policy experts at the state Capitol.Read more