Clean Energy in Michigan

Fighting for a clean energy future in Michigan, to protect our health, reinvest in our communities, and reduce climate-changing pollution.

Clean Water Action delivers 10,000 letters calling for increase in state’s renewable energy standard

Just days after Gov. Rick Snyder announced his goals for renewable energy and energy efficiency, Clean Water Action delivered more than 10,000 letters from Michiganders across the state to Snyder and policymakers in Lansing.

Michigan Currents -- Spring-Summer 2018

Michigan Currents - Spring | Summer 2018

In this issue: Updating Michigan’s Lead and Copper Rule; Pledge to Hold Lawmakers Accountable; The Oil Industry’s Line 5 Plan – An Oil Tunnel through the Heart of the Great Lakes; Grand Haven Beach Cleanup; Water is Life – 2018 Great Lakes Awards Celebration; Michigan needs a strong statewide sanitary code

Rooftop solar panel installation

Michigan’s Energy Future

Michigan is in a unique position to maximize carbon reductions achieved through the renewable energy and energy efficiency building blocks. Strategies that fall within these building blocks include demand-side energy efficiency programs, renewable distributed generation, and smart grid enhancements.

From We All Live Downstream

Burning Tires is NOT Clean Energy!
April 23, 2015

This post originally appeared on Eclectablog You know that warm, cozy feeling you get from seeing black toxic plumes of smoke billowing up from a pile of burning hazardous rubbish and industrial waste? (No, I didn’t think so.) Well, earlier this month Republican State Representative Aric Nesbitt introduced an eight-bill package that redefine burning old tires as “renewable energy”. (Yes, you read that right.)

March 5, 2015

I imagine that reading about “Sulfur Dioxide” may, at first, sound about as interesting as reading through your old high school science homework, and nowhere nearly as interesting as say, a good Stephen King thriller.  But what if I told you that Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) was even scarier than the books in your typical Horror section . . . and posed a far more realistic threat than vampires and haunted cars?

November 2, 2012

By Marissa Luna, East Lansing Office Manager We’re four days from the election. Clean Water Staff across the country will be blogging about what it means nationally and locally.