Environment

The Scio Township Dioxane Plume

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Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 7:45am

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The city of Ann Arbor suffers fromcontamination of groundwater with 1,4-Dioxane. Brainstorm in small teams about the form and content of an interactive tool for public education. Free, but registration requested.

Location: 
Rackham Amphitheater 4th Floor, 915 E. Washington St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070

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Mayor's Green Fair Ann Arbor

Date: 
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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The City of Ann Arbor mayor's office is hosting the 18th annual Mayor's Green Fair on Main Street Friday, June 8, 2018 from 6–9 p.m. to celebrate our community's environmental leadership as exhibited by citizens, nonprofits, government and businesses. Ann Arbor's downtown Main Street will be closed to through traffic between Huron and William streets, remaining open for pedestrians, Green Fair guests and displays of environmental information, "green" products, live music and general enjoyment of the urban outdoor environment.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, Main Street

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Michigan People's NAFTA Forum

Date: 
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

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The Sierra Club, Michigan unions, NGOs, and politicians are partnering to create the Michigan People's NAFTA Summit on June 2 in Ann Arbor. This event will bring together labor, human, and environmental rights advocates to discuss the impacts of NAFTA on Michigan and the people's standard for its replacement.

Location: 
Sierra Club Michigan Chapter
Address: 
109 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48906

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Environment Committee Meeting

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Location: 
Espresso Royale, 322 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Dirty Ford: Rally/Petition Delivery to Stop Clean Cars Rollback

Date: 
Tue, May 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:30pm

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Join consumer, environmental and health advocates for a rally and petition delivery in support of the clean car standards!

Organizers have collected more than a quarter million petition signatures calling on Ford to stop working with the Trump administration to roll back greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards that will cut more than 6 billion metric tons of climate pollution and save billions at the gas pump.

Location: 
1 Hart Plz, Detroit, MI 48226-4344, United States

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Phonebank for Clean Water

Date: 
Sat, May 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Join Ann Arbor for Revolution as we phonebank for Michigan Clean water action. Bring your laptop or tablet and call to save our water.

https://www.facebook.com/events/973775592798760/

Location: 
913 Fairway Park Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Line 5 Retirement Party!

Date: 
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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It's time for the 65 year old, failing pipeline that runs under the water next to the Mackinaw Bridge to retire!

This lakeside house party is co-sponsored by Oil & Water Don't Mix, The League of Women Voters Ann Arbor Area, and RetireLine5.org. We'll munch a bit, watch the livestream video from Traverse City Opera House to get the latest update on Line 5, and talk with each other about the actions we can all take to shut this pipeline down before it makes Pure Michigan putrid.

Location: 
Pinckney, Michigan

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Adrian Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Worried about climate change? Wondering how you can make a real difference? Join the Adrian chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL).

CCL is a leading voice in the national conversation on climate solutions. We are an effective, influential, grassroots organization advocating for federal legislation to put a price on carbon.

This meeting will provide an overview of CCL's approach and how you can get involved. For more information, email elizabeth.dell@citizensclimatelobby.org.

Location: 
Weber Retreat and Conference Center
Address: 
1257 E Siena Heights Dr, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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Line 5 Retirement Party!

Date: 
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

April 23, 2018, marks the 65th anniversary of Enbridge’s easement that allows them to operate two pipelines, collectively known as Line 5, in the Straits of Mackinac.

It's time for Line 5 to retire. These pipelines were estimated to last 50 years yet, they are currently shipping 23 MILLION gallons of oil & gas through the Great Lakes everyday. Line 5 is a major threat to the drinking water of 35 million people and enough is enough.

Location: 
Grand Rapids Brewing Company
Address: 
1 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Line 5 Retirement Party

Date: 
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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April 23, 2018, marks the 65th anniversary of Enbridge’s easement that allows them to operate Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. It's time for Line 5 to retire because 65 years of this pipeline remaining as a threat to the Great Lakes is long enough.

Join us for this special event. We'll watch the livestream video from Traverse City Opera House, and talk with each other about the actions we can all take to shut this pipeline down.

We're providing food and beverages. Come for a great time to learn about this pipeline and how to take action this summer.

Location: 
Red Door Digital
Address: 
7500 Oakland St, Detroit, Michigan 48211

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