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By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.
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.
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.
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.
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.