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 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 – . . .

Rollback of clean cars standards a step backward for Michigan

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today responded to reports that the Trump Administration plans to roll back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) . . .

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 . . .

Michigan LCV commends Consumers Energy for major clean energy commitment

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement praising Consumers Energy for its new commitment . . .

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” . . .

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 . . .

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” . . .

Michigan LCV: Anti-DEQ bills would let the fox guard the hen house

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today blasted Senate Bills 652 and 653, legislation that gives big polluters decision-making authority over the . . .

Michigan League of Conservation Voters responds to Gov. Snyder’s State of the State address

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement following Governor Rick Snyder’s final State of the . . .

Clean Water Advocates demand “Marshall Plan” for water

MLCV, NRDC, MEC call on Gov. Snyder to make water quality a top priority for his last year in office LANSING – . . .

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 – . . .

Michigan LCV Statement on Enbridge Suspending Line 5 Operations

LANSING – Today, Michigan LCV responded to news that Senator Gary Peters worked with Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to . . .

Statement from Michigan LCV on Sen. Peters call for Line 5 shutdown

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement responding to U.S. Senator Gary Peters’ call . . .

US Senate to Vote Next Week on Legislation to Weaken Rules Protecting the Great Lakes from Aquatic Invasive Species

Chicago (April 12, 2018) – Today, Senator John Thune (R-SD) announced that the U.S. Senate’s Republican leadership is bringing S. 1129, the Coast . . .

Statement on MDEQ approval of Nestlé water withdrawal

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement in response to the Michigan Department of . . .

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: Trump budget an attack on the Great Lakes

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s federal budget proposal, . . .

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” . . .

Michigan LCV: Anti-DEQ bills would let the fox guard the hen house

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters today blasted Senate Bills 652 and 653, legislation that gives big polluters decision-making authority over the . . .

Michigan LCV announces new staff members

The Michigan League of Conservation Voters announced today it has hired three new staff members to join its growing team of professionals fighting to . . .

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 – . . .

Michigan LCV Statement on Enbridge Suspending Line 5 Operations

LANSING – Today, Michigan LCV responded to news that Senator Gary Peters worked with Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to . . .

Statement from Michigan LCV on Sen. Peters call for Line 5 shutdown

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement responding to U.S. Senator Gary Peters’ call . . .

Statement from Michigan LCV on Flint water class action lawsuit settlement

LANSING – Bob Allison, deputy director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement reacting to the partial settlement of a . . .

Statement on MDEQ approval of Nestlé water withdrawal

LANSING – Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters today issued the following statement in response to the Michigan Department of . . .

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 . . .

Lawmakers, health professionals, water advocates call for a stronger Lead & Copper Rule

LANSING – The Michigan League of Conservation Voters (MLCV) — along with a diverse array of lawmakers, public health experts and water advocates . . .

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!