February 2016

In wake of Flint Water Crisis, Gov. Snyder must appoint an MDEQ director who prioritizes human health, clean water

In a letter released today, leaders of Michigan’s environmental and conservation community called on Gov. Rick Snyder to make human health and the protection of clean water top priorities in his administration.

Great Lakes leaders encouraged by binational targets for Lake Erie

Environmental and conservation groups throughout the Great Lakes region were encouraged by targets for combating Lake Erie algal blooms that were released by US EPA and Environment Canada today.

State Plan Fails to Adequately Address Harmful Algal Blooms

Michigan LCV joined regional conservation groups in calling on Gov. Rick Snyder to take more aggressive action to combat harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, following the recent release of the state of Michigan’s plan to reduce runoff pollution into the Lake.