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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

News Release | Environment Michigan

New Report: Temperatures Up in Lansing, Michigan

While Governor Granholm's Climate Action Council met to discuss global warming in Michigan, Environment Michigan released a new report documenting that the average temperature in Lansing in 2007 was 2.1 degrees F above the historical average. 

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News Release | Environment Michigan

New Report: Global Warming Will Cost $32 Million for Michigan Corn Growers

Global warming could cost corn growers in Michigan $32 million a year, according to a new report by Environment Michigan. Michigan ranks 13th in the country for highest damage estimates. Nationwide the damages to America’s #1 crop total more than $1.4 billion annually. Environment Michigan expects these costs to go up unless Congress and the president take decisive action to repower America with clean energy and reduce global warming pollution.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Following 2008’s Hurricane Ike, New Report Says Global Warming to Bring More Extreme Weather

On the heels of a summer that saw many parts of the country hit by record heat, severe storms and damaging floods, a new Environment Michigan report documents how global warming could lead to extreme weather events becoming even more common in the future.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

America Cannot Afford Big Oil's Plan

After a year in which America’s dependence on oil caused our nation’s largest environmental catastrophe, put billions of tons of pollution in our atmosphere, and undermined our economic and national security, the American Petroleum Institute (API) today proposed an energy plan that would further degrade our environment, endanger public health, boost Big Oil profits, and deepen our dependence on oil.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Senators Stabenow and Levin Urged to Protect Public Health, Reject New Dirty Air Bills

We are pleased that Senators Stabenow and Levin have not joined Senators Barrasso and Rockefeller in doing the bidding of the nation’s biggest polluters and placing the health of Michigan’s children, elderly citizens and other vulnerable populations at risk. The EPA and the Clean Air Act have been successfully protecting public health and the environment from dangerous pollution for four decades and this success should be built upon—not torn down.

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