WMEAC, along with other organizations, gives a tour of community stormwater management project to Representative Peter Meijer

By: Sarah Barney Photos for this piece were submitted by Elaine Sterrett Isely from WMEAC, Rick Treur from Representative Meijer's office, and Raul Alverez from WellDesign Studio   West Michigan’s…

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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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The John Ball Zoo Continues to Inspire with its Sustainability Efforts and Awards

Written By: Skyla Jewell-Hammie At the beginning of October, Grand Rapids’ John Ball Zoo was awarded the West Michigan Sustainable Business of the Year by the West Michigan Sustainable Business…

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The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19, and Why It’s a Matter of Environmental Justice: Part 2, Healthcare Disparity and Energy Injustice

By Hope O'Dell and Gregory Manni  For some background to this article and a brief explanation of systemic racism, read Part 1 Dr. Khan Nedd, a specialist in internal medicine…

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The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19, and Why It’s a Matter of Environmental Justice: Part 1

By Hope O'Dell and Gregory Manni Sergio Cira-Reyes had seen the numbers. Black, Brown, and Indigenous people in the United States, and those in the ethnic minority, were catching COVID-19…

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