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Snyder fails to deliver on energy policy

Environmental groups across the state, including the Ecology Center, panned Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's comments about energy policy during his state of the state address in January.

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Governor Snyder fails to show leadership on energy policy

“There is a line from the movie Dangerous Liaisons that ‘one does not applaud the tenor for clearing his throat’,” according to Alexis Blizman, legislative and policy director at the...

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Ecology Center, Physicians for Social Responsibility applaud Governor Snyder’s energy recommendations

The package of energy proposals announced by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Dec.

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Webinar: Health Impacts of Coal with Dr. Alan Lockwood

Dr. Lockwood will be presenting an overview of the life cycle of coal; from extraction to combustion and beyond for health professionals and those interested in public health issues. He will...

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Energy efficiency could reduce need for polluting coal power plants

Energy-efficiency efforts by Michigan’s utilities over the past decade have been shown to be cost effective, lowering costs for consumers and reducing the need for new power plants, according to...

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The Ecology Center's No Coal Project works as part of the Michigan Clean Energy Now Campaign to halt the construction and expansion of coal-fired power plants in Michigan. Our focus is on the health effects of coal to Michigan residents.

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  • Watch our video of Dr. Kenneth Rosenman discussing coal's health effects

  • Read a letter from over 100 Michigan Health Professionals to our state leaders (PDF)


  • Check out our Say "Wheeze!" Petition