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Environment Network:  If you’d like to join this group that has frequent zoom meetings of people interested in all things environmental, contact Sandy Sorini Elser here.

MI Clean Energy Future Day of Action, September 26, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Michigan Capital in Lansing.  LWVMI is a member of the Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs Coalition, the host of this event.  The day will feature legislative briefings and meetings, a press conference and a rally.  To register and for more information, click here.  League members should also notify Sandy Sorini-Elser if they plan to attend.

Microplastics in the Great Lakes:  The Problems and Solutions  The LWVMI Environmental Network hosted a presentation by Art Hirsch, an environmental advocate focusing on water quality issues affecting the State of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.  Click here to watch the recording.

Clean Energy, Mobility, Energy Efficiency Make Progress in Michigan Budget. Read the 6-29-23 press release here.

Preserving our Waters: Regulating Michigan’s Failing Septic Systems.   LWV Washtenaw held a statewide zoom presentation on April 26, 2023 featuring Jennifer McKay, Policy Director of the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council.  The topic was the pollution of Michigan’s lakes, streams and groundwater from human waste leaking from our failing septic systems.  Michigan is the only state in the nation with no statewide law regulating private septic systems.  Learn more about the problem and solutions by watching the recording.


Public Presentation:  Climate Change 2023:  Challenges and Solutions.  Presented by Peter Sinclair of the Yale Climate Project, on January 19, 2023.

Read the Climate Change Resolution adopted by the League of Women Voters of Michigan on January 8, 2022.

Climate Emergency “Toolkit” – resources from LWV’s 2022 workshop

Climate Action Plan Power Point for Local Governments

Read Bridge Magazine’s June 30, 2022 article concerning US Supreme Court’s decision to limit the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide emissions


The League of Women Voters of Michigan is one of 21 members of the Oil and Water Don’t Mix Coalition that continues to fight the operation of the Line 5 Pipeline through the ecologically sensitive Straits of Mackinac as well as a the proposed the construction of a tunnel.

Check out this Line 5 Fact Sheet from FLOW (For the Love of Water)



Many public health and environmental issues are threatening Michigan and its residents that need to be addressed by legislators.  Decision-makers in the Capitol need to deal with these issues thoroughly and swiftly, but they do not have to do it alone.  Read about the MEC’s 2023-24 Environmental Priorities.  The League of Women Voters of Michigan is a member of the Michigan Environmental Council.