Legislature and Gov Reach Targets on State Budget, ARP to Come This Wednesday, Michigan’s top House and Senate appropriators reached a budget deal with . . .
FROM THE HEALTH OF OUR FAMILIES TO THE HEALTH OF OUR WORLD—THERE IS NOTHING MORE ESSENTIAL THAN CLEAN AIR.
Why is air unsafe to breathe in the first place?
- Because bad actors and polluting industries are not being held accountable for being responsible partners to their communities.
- Because some leaders have no interest in developing cleaner energy sources that are both cheaper and better for our air quality.
- Because many of our leaders don’t understand the impact that chronic air pollution has on the lives of families living near our industrial facilities; from asthma attacks to spiking cancer rates, the impact of tainted air can be devastating and requires serious action.
The good news is that there are solutions available that can dramatically improve air quality. Pollution control technologies are widely available and have been put to use in many communities, but not all. Renewable energy and energy efficiency are creating jobs while reducing carbon pollution.
It’s up to us to launch Michigan to the front of the class in clean energy and clean air. It won’t happen overnight, but we’ve made progress already. Will you help us go even further?
Michigan LCV members like you have been speaking out, working to clean up our air and hold polluters accountable. You can use this section to learn about recent victories and setbacks, and find out how you can take action now to fight for our clean air:
As we work to tackle the climate crisis and eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels, there is no doubt that renewable energy . . .
Utilities stand in the way of removing Michigan’s arbitrary 1% cap on rooftop solar for homes, businesses LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s major utilities . . .
Michigan LCV urges passage of President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan in tandem with federal infrastructure investments
Vote on once-in-a-generation climate and jobs legislation as early as Monday evening LANSING — The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following . . .
Bob Sutherland owns Cherry Republic, a food store born in northern Michigan that sells more than 200 products made from cherries with . . .
Welcome to the August 12, 2021 edition of Three Things Thursday! This week’s edition focuses on Michigan LCV’s recent work when it . . .
The Past Week in D.C. Infrastructure Bill: On Tuesday, after months of negotiations, the Senate passed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill . . .
LANSING — The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement regarding the bipartisan infrastructure legislation that passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday. . . .
Welcome to the August 5, 2021 edition of Three Things Thursday! This week’s edition of Three Things Thursday is all about elections: . . .
The Past Week in D.C. The Senate is busy at work this week voting on amendments to the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Normally . . .