Learn about the issues facing our state and how Michiganders like you are making an impact.

The quality of our natural resources directly impacts the health and wellness of our families, our communities and our natural areas. And, unfortunately, those resources are facing some serious challenges here in Michigan.

From contaminated drinking water to out of control air pollution to attacks on our most cherished parks and natural areas, our state is no longer a leader in protecting our land, air and water. If we want our communities to be safe and clean, we cannot continue with business as usual.

Explore the most important issues facing our communities and natural resources below. You can click on each to expand background information and find the latest updates and opportunities for action: 

Clean Air

Good Government

Healthy Great Lakes

Parks & Public Land

Safe Drinking Water

Michigan LCV applauds Consumers Energy clean energy plan

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today applauded Consumers Energy’s new energy plan that would end the company’s use of coal by . . .

Biz leaders, lawmakers, advocates condemn passage of ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse’ bills

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) — along with a diverse array of business leaders, lawmakers and advocates — denounced the . . .

Michigan LCV blasts lawmakers for passing ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse Bills’

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today blasted the Michigan House of Representatives for passing an amended version of . . .

Michigan LCV urges House Energy Committee to approve Energy Freedom package

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today urged the House Energy Policy Committee to vote “yes” on the Energy Freedom Package . . .

Michigan LCV celebrates utility compromise boosting Michigan to 50 percent clean energy by 2030

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today celebrated a compromise reached between clean energy advocates and Michigan utility companies that requires . . .

Michigan LCV, MEC herald Energy Freedom legislation

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters and Michigan Environmental Council today issued the following joint statement in support of the recently introduced Energy Freedom . . .

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment LANSING – The Michigan League of . . .

Michigan LCV announces first-ever early endorsement class of environmental champions

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) issued early endorsements today for 15 candidates running for office in . . .

Biz leaders, lawmakers, advocates condemn passage of ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse’ bills

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) — along with a diverse array of business leaders, lawmakers and advocates — denounced the . . .

In light of federal inaction, Michigan LCV calls on state leaders to take bold action on PFAS

In light of federal inaction, Michigan LCV calls on state leaders to take bold action on PFAS Increased transparency needed to protect . . .

Michigan LCV blasts lawmakers for passing ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse Bills’

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today blasted the Michigan House of Representatives for passing an amended version of . . .

Michigan LCV slams Enbridge Energy for political donations

LANSING – Bob Allison, deputy director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement today responding to aninvestigative report in today’s Detroit Free . . .

Michigan LCV announces first-ever early endorsement class of environmental champions

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) issued early endorsements today for 15 candidates running for office in . . .

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today renewed its call for lawmakers to reject Senate Bills 652 and 653 – . . .

Coalition: Anti-DEQ Bills Undermine Governor’s Environmental Justice Commitment

On the heels of Environmental Justice Task Force report release, coalition calls on Gov. Snyder to oppose bills that hand over public . . .

National Environmental Scorecard highlights congressional voting records

Scorecard highlights need for lawmakers at local, state and national levels to make water quality a priority LANSING – The Michigan League of . . .

Line 5 tunnel not an acceptable alternative

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement after Enbridge Energy released a report that proposes building a tunnel . . .

Michigan LCV statement on House Bill 5095

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement after the Michigan Legislature approved HB 5095, legislation that weakens Michigan’s . . .

Biz leaders, lawmakers, advocates condemn passage of ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse’ bills

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) — along with a diverse array of business leaders, lawmakers and advocates — denounced the . . .

Michigan LCV blasts lawmakers for passing ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse Bills’

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today blasted the Michigan House of Representatives for passing an amended version of . . .

Line 5 Pipeline damage threatens Michigan’s tourism industry, grounds for shutdown

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today renewed their call for a Line 5 shutdown, following information released from Enbridge Energy Monday detailing the . . .

Michigan LCV to Schuette, Snyder: Line 5 tunnel unacceptable, threatens Great Lakes

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement denouncing a proposal to replace Line 5 with . . .

Michigan LCV slams Enbridge Energy for political donations

LANSING – Bob Allison, deputy director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement today responding to aninvestigative report in today’s Detroit Free . . .

Michigan LCV statement on passing of Sen. Patty Birkholz

Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement Fridayregarding the passing of former state senator and Michigan LCV . . .

Michigan LCV statement on Gov. signing Natural Resources Trust Fund legislation into law

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement after Governor Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 551 into law. The . . .

Michigan LCV blasts lawmakers for passing ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse Bills’

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today blasted the Michigan House of Representatives for passing an amended version of . . .

Michigan LCV announces first-ever early endorsement class of environmental champions

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) issued early endorsements today for 15 candidates running for office in . . .

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today renewed its call for lawmakers to reject Senate Bills 652 and 653 – . . .

National Environmental Scorecard highlights congressional voting records

Scorecard highlights need for lawmakers at local, state and national levels to make water quality a priority LANSING – The Michigan League of . . .

Michigan LCV urges Snyder to oppose Senate Bill 551

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today called on Governor Rick Snyder to oppose Senate Bill 551, legislation that would allow powerful . . .

Governor’s budget puts pressure on Legislature to deliver bold vision for water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today said Governor Snyder’s budget proposal . . .

Michigan LCV statement on Governor Snyder’s “Renew Michigan” recycling proposal

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement in response to Governor Rick Snyder’s “Renew Michigan” . . .

Biz leaders, lawmakers, advocates condemn passage of ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse’ bills

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) — along with a diverse array of business leaders, lawmakers and advocates — denounced the . . .

Michigan LCV statement on improved Michigan Lead and Copper Rule

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement on the improved Michigan Lead and Copper Rule, which was recently . . .

In light of federal inaction, Michigan LCV calls on state leaders to take bold action on PFAS

In light of federal inaction, Michigan LCV calls on state leaders to take bold action on PFAS Increased transparency needed to protect . . .

Michigan LCV blasts lawmakers for passing ‘Fox Guarding the Henhouse Bills’

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) today blasted the Michigan House of Representatives for passing an amended version of . . .

Michigan LCV to host “Water Conversation” Town Hall in Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY – Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) is hosting a “water conversation” town hall meeting in Traverse City tonight at 6:30 p.m. The event will . . .

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment LANSING – The Michigan League of . . .

Michigan LCV announces first-ever early endorsement class of environmental champions

Ann Arbor, MI- The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (Michigan LCV) issued early endorsements today for 15 candidates running for office in . . .

Michigan LCV calls on lawmakers to reject bills that put polluters in charge of public health, environment

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today renewed its call for lawmakers to reject Senate Bills 652 and 653 – . . .

Michiganders understand what’s at stake, but we need to make sure our elected officials share our convictions. Achieving that is going to take education, advocacy, and political action. And all three of those strategies rely on you—your commitment and your willingness to fight for the people and places you love.

By getting involved, you can help put Michigan back on track toward conserving our greatest resources and tackling the pressing issues facing our state and our communities. This page is where you can learn more about the issues we are focusing on right now and how people like you are already making an impact for the good of our state.


There are big threats facing our communities and our state, but members like you are already making a difference

 

Because people like you are stepping up and taking action, Michigan LCV has been able to win when it counts. With your help, we are prepared to win the next one. Thank you!