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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

Public Health & Environment at Risk under House GOP’s Continuing Resolution

Provisions within the House Republican leadership’s proposed continuing budget resolution released late yesterday would place America’s public health and environment at risk. Most notably, the Environmental Protection Agency would be barred from taking any action to clean up carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants from coal-fired power plants, oil refineries and other stationary pollution sources; EPA would also be barred from restoring Clean Water Act protections for many of the nation’s most vulnerable waterways.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Senator Stabenow to Vote on Attacks on Public Health Tomorrow

Senator Stabenow will be voting on several proposals that would threaten Michiganders’ health by blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to clean up dangerous carbon dioxide pollution. Unfortunately, Senator Stabenow is actually leading the charge on one of these attacks. Global warming presents serious threats to Michiganders’ health, our economy and our future, but these proposals would weaken the Clean Air Act’s ability to protect us from the very pollution that is fueling the problem.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Solar hot water heaters could cut Michigan's global warming pollution by as much as 265,000 cars off the road

Michigan could reduce pollution and dependence on fossil fuels through the deployment of off the shelf, cost-effective solar hot water technology, according to a new report by Environment Michigan. By taking advantage of this cost effective technology to harness solar energy to produce hot water for homes and businesses, Michigan could reduce global warming pollution by the equivalent of taking 265,000 cars off the road.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

115 Waterways in Michigan are Contaminated by Mercury Pollution

115 waterways in Michigan have advisories for mercury pollution, according to the latest government data outlined in a new report from Environment Michigan. These advisories instruct citizens to limit their consumption of certain fish in Michigan waterways due to mercury contamination.

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News Release | Environment Michigan

Senator Stabenow Continues Attack on Public Health

Rather than heeding the science and letting EPA do its job to protect public health and our environment, Senator Stabenow is trying to give the biggest polluters a free pass to keep polluting and threatening our health. Senator Stabenow should abandon her dangerous attack on our public health, and instead stand up for cleaner air and a healthier future. Sen. Stabenow’s proposal is one of four similar proposals—dubbed “The Filthy Four”— that the U.S. Senate could consider as soon as Monday.

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