Blog

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

Environment Michigan Research and Policy Center and the Frontier Group's new report documents adoption of renewable energy by colleges and universities across the country.

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

I recently co-authored an op-ed in the Lansing State Journal continuing to get the word out that the federal government is gutting important environmental protections.

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

The Trump Administration has been busy rolling back environmental protections. Luckily, courts are ruling many of these rollbacks don't follow the science or the law.

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Alex Ferraro
Creative Associate

One of the issues that most reliably gets people excited and engaged is our campaign to defend our public lands, especially the Tongass National Forest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion owes to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

Many of our members emailed Michigan's Public Service Commission asking them to review Enbridge's permit application for their risky plan for Line 5. It worked!

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

New PFAS limits for drinking water go into effect August 3rd. They're only a first step.

For what would become the nation’s most effective conservation and recreation law, it was an awkward beginning. 

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

Installation of a home water filter can be an easy way to protect your family from a number of drinking water threats. Make sure you pick the right filter.

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Nathan Murphy
State Director

The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund is critical to supporting our public lands. We've been working hard to get permanent funding through Congress and on the Preseident's desk.