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Helping turtles across the road | Nathan Murphy

This time of year female Michigan turtles are leaving their aquatic homes to lay eggs on land. If you can safely stop and help them across the road please help them continue in the direction they’re heading.

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Recent flooding in Midland raises concerns about historic contamination | Nathan Murphy

The recent flooding in Midland, Michigan, occured upstream of a Dow Chemical facility and the downstream Superfund site related to that facility. We're concerned about the flooding creating toxics releases in addition to the harm to the flooded communities.

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News Release | Environment Michigan Research and Policy Center

Shining Cities

Michigan cities lag behind their peers across the country in installing solar power in the last year in a ranking of cities nationwide for solar energy capacity (per capita). The results come from the seventh edition of Shining Cities: The Top US Cities for Solar Energy, a new report released today by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center. It is the most comprehensive survey available of installed solar capacity in major U.S. cities.

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Report | Environment Michigan Research and Policy Center

Shining Cities

Michigan cities lags behind their peers across the country in installing solar power in the last year in a ranking of cities nationwide for solar energy capacity (per capita). The results come from the seventh edition of Shining Cities: The Top US Cities for Solar Energy, a new report released today by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center. It is the most comprehensive survey available of installed solar capacity in major U.S. cities.

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News Release | Environment Michigan Research and Policy Center

Report Warns of Risk from Industrial Sites in Floodplains

Flooding in Midland that threatens to release toxins from chemical facilities and contaminated sites underscores the importance of our recent report on the risks of siting dangerous facilities close to surface water.

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