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Alliance Launched To Save Bees

Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.

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Michigan ranks 10th in mercury production from power plants

Michigan ranks 10th in the amount of mercury produced by power plants, according to rankings released Thursday by the advocacy group Environment Michigan.

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Schuette fights important mercury regulations

Despite evidence of the impact of mercury on children and public health, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette last month joined with 24 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to scuttle new EPA regulations that would reduce mercury emissions from power plants.
 

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BWL site released 123 pounds of mercury last year

The Lansing Board of Water & Light's Eckert Power Station released 123 pounds of mercury into the air last year. Among power plants in Michigan, it was the eighth- largest producer of mercury pollution, 162nd nationwide, according to federal statistics released by Environment Michigan.

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New Report: Temperatures Up in Detroit, Michigan

As the presidential candidates return to the campaign trail following the final presidential debate where they discussed the most important issues facing our country, Environment Michigan released a new report documenting that the average temperature in Detroit in 2007 was 1.5 degrees F above the historical average.

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New Report: Temperatures Up in Lansing, Michigan

While Governor Granholm's Climate Action Council met to discuss global warming in Michigan, Environment Michigan released a new report documenting that the average temperature in Lansing in 2007 was 2.1 degrees F above the historical average. 

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