Fighting for a clean energy future in Michigan, to protect our health, reinvest in our communities, and reduce climate-changing pollution.
It is clear that the Democrats in Lansing understand that investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency will create jobs and protect our Great Lakes.
“The appointment of a former BP lobbyist to the DEQ is a slap in the face to Michigan residents and especially the people of Flint,” said Clay Carpenter, campaign organizer for Clean Water Action. “We need a leader who is committed to environmental stewardship and protecting our water instead of a lobbyist for a company with one of the worst records for pollution in the country.”
In order to protect communities where state government fails, the EPA is responsible for implementing plans to meet national standards regarding sulfur dioxide (SO2) pollution.