Michigan Department of Environmental Quality issues initial permits for Line 5 Tunnel under the Straights of Mackinac.

Gov. Whiter takes action on Line 5

By | Nathan Murphy
State Director

In one of her first official acts, Gov. Whitmer asked General Nessel to provide an official legal opinion on the constitutionality of the legislation signed in Lame Duck of 2019 that would keep Line 5 operating.

Wrong Choice on Endangered Species

By | Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

We’re losing species at alarming rates and we’re not sufficiently protecting their habitats. Yet despit this, Trump administration has proposed new rules to weaken the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. law aimed at preventing extinction and helping species recover.

Keeping our water safe from toxic algae

By | Nathan Murphy
State Director

As Michiganders head to our world class Great Lakes beaches and inland lakes to take advantage of Labor Day Weekend and enjoy that last bit of summer, we can be thankful that we are not facing a situation like Florida, where toxic algae has killed manatees and turtles, and even sent 15 people to the emergency room.

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