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Stopping BP's toxic dumping scheme.

In 2007, BP announced plans to increase its dumping of toxic chemicals into Lake Michigan by hundreds of pounds a day. But through our advocacy and organizing, we helped gather 80,000 petition signatures and forced BP to back down. Environment Michigan has since helped win numerous victories for Lake Michigan, including cleaning up mercury and other industrial toxins.

Report | Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center

More Wind, Less Warming

American wind power already produced enough energy in 2013 to power 15 million homes. Continued, rapid development of wind energy would allow the renewable resource to supply 30 percent of the nation’s electricity by 2030, providing more than enough carbon reductions to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Environment Michigan Endorses Gary Peters for U.S. Senate

Environment Michigan, a statewide environmental organization, announced today the endorsement of Gary Peters for U.S. Senate.

 

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News Release | Environment America

Report: U.S. power plants world’s 3rd largest carbon polluters, edging out India

As world leaders prepare to gather here for the United Nations Climate Summit next week, a new study shows that U.S. power plants alone produce more carbon pollution than the entire economies of India, Russia, Japan or any other nation besides China.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Environment Michigan Endorses Rep. Gary Peters, Releases Ad Highlighting Terri Lynn Land’s Ties to Polluting Koch Brothers

Environment Michigan, the statewide citizen-based environmental advocacy group, conducted a two week ad campaign they recently ran highlighting U.S. Senate Candidate Terri Lynn’s ties to the billionaire polluters Charles and David Koch. Environment Michigan endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Congressman Gary Peters for the seat. Shelley Vinyard, Regional Program Director for Environment Michigan, released the following statement.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

EPA Proposes Major Protections for Michigan’s Streams and Wetlands

In the biggest step forward for clean water nationally in more than a decade, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to close loopholes in the Clean Water Act that leave 48% of Michigan’s streams and millions of acres of wetlands at risk of unchecked pollution and development.

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