Pages tagged "water protection"
The Michigan Environmental Council and our allies are deeply concerned about pending mineral leases that would allow oil and gas drilling along a section of the Au Sable River so pristine and revered by trout anglers that it's known as the Holy Waters.Read more
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
The Legislative Ground Assault on Pure MichiganSo much of what makes Pure Michigan so pure starts with our land-the miles of forests, the majestic dunes, the undeveloped trout streams and backcountry trails. Without the incredible Great Lakes landscapes that define us, we'd just be another Indiana, Ohio or Missouri. Read more
Gotta make the boss happy so let's start with this replay of MEC President Chris Kolb on last week's Focus on the Environment show on Eastern Michigan University's WEMU radio. Kolb, with co-host Lisa Wozniak of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, talked about Gov. Rick Snyder's budget, the Kalamazoo River oil spill cleanup and other issues.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