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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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