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Michigan Businesses and Trade Associations Thank Legislators, Snyder Administration for Clean Energy Support
02/23/2017: Twelve leading Michigan businesses and trade associations sent a letter today commending members of the Michigan Legislature and the Snyder Administration for passing comprehensive energy reforms that will increase Michigan’s use of renewable energy and expand investments in energy waste reduction.
02/17/2017: The Senate’s confirmation of Scott Pruitt as the next administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “sends the agency down a potentially perilous path of crippling core environmental and public health protections that Americans expect and demand,” Ceres president Mindy Lubber said in a statement.
02/16/2017: A combination of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) and California’s Cap-and-Trade Program can reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and reduce dependence on oil more economically and effectively, relative to Cap-and-Trade alone.
Ceres Blogs and Columns
02/27/2017: Farmers with high-priority water rights have little incentive to conserve water, but food companies have leverage to help drive sustainable practices.
02/24/2017: Last December, after two years of thoughtful debate, Michigan lawmakers passed a bipartisan energy package that will foster a clean energy future for businesses and ratepayers across the state. As the new legislative session gets underway, businesses continue the call for clean energy and thank lawmakers for their leadership last year.
02/24/2017: A group of prominent conservative political and thought leaders, under the newly-formed Climate Leadership Council (CLC), recently released a proposal for a carbon fee and dividend model for the U.S. economy that seeks to set the stage for future conservative and bipartisan discussions on tackling climate change.