News Release | Environment Michigan

Congressman Peters Standing Up for Michiganders' Health Within Federal Budget Debate

As negotiations around funding for the federal government continue into the weekend in Washington, D.C., Congressman Gary Peters is taking actions to ensure that the final bill does not include attacks on Michiganders’ public health and our environment. Congressman Peters signed onto a letter this week to House Speaker John Boehner, urging him not to allow any attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to clean up dangerous pollution.

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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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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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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New Report Outlines Bold New Vision for Solar in America

From laundromats and baseball stadiums, to homes and cars, solar energy is already enhancing energy security and reducing pollution in America.  A new Environment Michigan report outlines a vision for using the sun to meet 10 percent of the United States’ total energy needs by 2030.

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