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Lansing – Environmental and community advocates today called on the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to continue holding DTE Energy accountable for its flawed 15-year energy plan.
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Residents fought to keep the plant from opening, and then to shut it down, for thirty years. As a health hazard and noxious neighbor, the incinerator drew protest from citizens, environmental coalitions, and Canadian leaders across the river since planning began in the mid 1970s
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The Ecology Center and Recycle Ann Arbor started the first recycling programs in Michigan and were among the first to create one in the United States.
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The Flint Water Crisis made the moral imperative of preventing lead poisoning highly visible, along with the deep human costs of negligence and inaction. The crisis should never have happened, and public outcry demanded better protection and support from our leaders.
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The 1978 oil embargo had hit the Midwest hard. In addition to the immediate pain of higher prices at the pump, falling demand for Ford, GM, and Chrysler’s gas-guzzling vehicles also impacted the livelihoods of thousands of automotive workers.

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