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Anti-biodiversity SB 78: Michigan scientists (133 of 'em!) poised to tell Gov. Snyder it is "against the best advice" of state's academic experts
The good news is the Michigan Legislature is on summer recess.Read more
Does the state own too much land? No, and here's why: A primer on Michigan's land strategy and how to be heard
The state is on a fast-track to developing a land plan required by the Michigan Legislature as a condition of potentially removing caps on acquiring more state-owned land. MEC's Brad Garmon has provided this helpful overview for MEC member organizations and others interested in tracking or influencing this process.Read more
Consequences of assault on Michigan dune laws comes clear: Developer plans to ram road through township dunes sanctuary
Since the late 1980s, Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been charged with running a permitting program for development and construction occurring within a narrow band of majestic sand dunes along lakes Michigan and Superior.Read more
The "anti-biodiversity" Michigan Senate Bill 78 recently passed the state Senate and is now headed for a vote in the House of Representatives.Read more