WMEAC Urges Environmental Safeguards for Data Centers in Michigan’s Pending Legislation

By Emma Oonk, Environmental Policy Intern. June 6, 2024 WMEAC hosted a press conference earlier this week at Michigan's largest data center, Switch Grand Rapids, highlighting concerns with pending legislation…

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WMEAC Receives Support from Community Foundation for Muskegon County for Recycling Initiative

By Tanya Cabala, WMEAC's Lakeshore Outreach Organizer Muskegon, MI. May 9, 2024 – West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) is pleased to announce that it has received support from the…

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Cleaning up the Grand River, Regional Mayors host 19th Annual Cleanup

By: Lauren Formosa, WMEAC Intern Photos by: Brianna Kilgore of Created with Bri Photography West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) wrapped up a successful week of large-scale community engagement to…

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PFAS Pollution: Overview and Update on Muskegon County

Written By: Evan Hall In Michigan, PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) continues to pose an environmental and public health challenge as testing for PFAS chemicals has increased, revealing more affected…

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White Lake Area Climate Activists lead the City of Montague to declare a Climate Emergency

Written by Sarah Gibes; Photo courtesy Tamara Horne (Tamara Horne, left; Lori Heinz Coleman, right) When the White Lake Area Climate Action Council (WLACAC) first met, they connected through their…

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