Media & Press

May 18, 2022

Environmental Justice Leaders Sound Alarm About Dangerous Plastics Bill

Lansing, MI – Grassroots members of the Michigan Environmental Justice Caucus acted quickly last week to sound the alarm on Senate Bill 954, sponsored by Senator Aric Nesbitt, that would re-classify toxic plastic reprocessing technologies as “advanced recycling,” and exempt reprocessing facilities from health-protective regulations.

Environmental Justice Leaders Sound Alarm About Dangerous Plastics Bill

May 3, 2022

Detroit energy activists push to hold utilities accountable during power outages

Activists gathered last week to support a new package of bills to increase financial relief for customers during power outages and force more accountability from utilities.

Detroit energy activists push to hold utilities accountable during power outages

Apr 28, 2022

Community groups rally for automatic bill credits following power outages

The Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, We The People, Detroit Action, Soulardarity and others rallied Wednesday in favor of legislation to ensure DTE customers get reimbursed for outages.

Community groups rally for automatic bill credits following power outages

Apr 27, 2022

VIDEO: April 27th DTE Rally

HUGE thank you to everyone who turned out to the Demand DTE Accountability rally. We are incredibly thankful to our partners, We the People, MI and Soulardarity, and our co-sponsors, CRAFT, Empower Michigan, Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, Detroit Action, and Avalon Village for making this happen.

VIDEO: April 27th DTE Rally

Apr 27, 2022

Michigan Can Transition to 100-Percent Renewable Energy by 2035, Save Lives, and Create Jobs

New research by the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition and Union of Concerned Scientists proves it: Michigan can transition to 100-percent renewable energy by 2035 and can do it by prioritizing investments in the communities most impacted.

Michigan Can Transition to 100-Percent Renewable Energy by 2035, Save Lives, and Create Jobs

Apr 26, 2022

MEJC April 2022 Newsletter

Holding DTE accountable, upcoming trainings, plus- we're hiring!

MEJC April 2022 Newsletter

Mar 31, 2022

MEJC March 2022 Newsletter

Introducing the MEJC Newsletter!

MEJC March 2022 Newsletter

Mar 17, 2022

Press Release: MEJC on UN’s IPCC Mitigation Report

Michigan, the United States, and the Entire World Must Transition Away From Fossil
Fuels and Reject False Solutions.

Press Release: MEJC on UN’s IPCC Mitigation Report

Mar 15, 2022

Press Release: 30 Organizations Call on EGLE, Council on Climate Solutions

DETROIT – Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition submitted comments on behalf of 30 organizational signatories and many individuals, calling for robust inclusion of frontline communities and solutions in the final MI Healthy Climate Plan.

Press Release: 30 Organizations Call on EGLE, Council on Climate Solutions

Mar 9, 2022

Detroit Indigenous Peoples Alliance respond to Detroit Police Department

On Friday, February 18 the Detroit Police Department broke up the ceremonial opening of our Waawiyataanong iskigamizigan, our Detroit Sugarbush, in Rouge Park.

Detroit Indigenous Peoples Alliance respond to Detroit Police Department

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