Environment

Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Water

Date: 
Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

PFAS, Gelman Plume, Line 5, Flint, Detroit shutoffs, Nestle, fracking and pipelines, Fermi 2 warm & radioactive water discharge. Here in MI—home to 20% of the earth’s fresh water. What can we do? Come hear from:

Rita Loch Caruso—UM School of Public Health—PFAS & Gelman/1,4 Dioxane

Jeff Irwin—Line 5 & the importance of electing Dana Nessel for Attorney General

Yousef Rabhi—legislative opportunities to protect our water. What else?

Campaign staff from Dana Nessel will be on hand

Location: 
Ann Arbor Senior Center
Address: 
1320 Baldwin Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Our Water Our Vote Fundraiser

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Hosted by Phil Roos and the Great Lakes Growthworks Team.

We look forward to discussing the current state of Michigan's Great Lakes and waterways and our vision for a powerful conservation voters movement in 2018 and beyond.

We cannot miss this opportunity to ensure environmental champions are elected to office who will set Michigan back on course, now and for future generations.

Special remarks by Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

Please RSVP using the ticket link.

Location: 
220 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2106, United States

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From Michigan to Louisiana #StrikeDownETP

Date: 
Tue, Sep 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

We are meeting at the Marathon refinery. Please share this event! We need everyone!

The water protectors in the Bayous of Louisiana are calling for solidarity actions across the nation on September 18th to stop the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline!

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the company that unleashed horrific violence on water protectors at Standing Rock They are the company that has had Ellen Gerhart, Red Fawn and many others imprisoned for resisting. They are the company that brutally attacked us last week as we halted illegal pipeline construction.

Location: 
1001 S Oakwood Blvd, Detroit, MI 48217-1319, United States

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Michigan Distilled - PFAS in Michigan - Plymouth

Date: 
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

According to the latest testing data from the Department of Environmental Quality, more than 1.5 million Michigan residents have been drinking water contaminated with PFAS.

We invite you to join us at Liberty Street Brewing Company in Plymouth to hear about these emerging contaminants of concern. Michigan Environmental Council Policy Director James Clift and Huron River Watershed Council Executive Director Laura Rubin will share what we know, answer your questions, and discuss what Michigan should do next to address this issue.

Location: 
Liberty Street Brewing Co
Address: 
149 W Liberty St, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

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Rescheduled, Due to emergency homeless situation till sept 9th

Date: 
Sun, Sep 9, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

City:

This is an organized event to start sending supplies to support the Camp in northern Michigan fighting line 5. It is intended to both become an ongoing process, and hopefully ignite other communities to begin organizing locally to support the fight for the great lakes and to organize local community together. We will have space for donations and also teaching and activities happening. .

an updated list of needs will begin to be posted on top, and updated as received. Please contact to get involved.

Location: 
City Hall
Address: 
241 W South St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

Event Type:

RISE in Flint

Date: 
Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

On Sept. 8 we will RISE together with an event in Flint at a concert to lift up the people at the front lines of the fight for clean water and air, justice, and the climate crisis. This show will feature some of the state's best musicians to celebrate our growing movement, the future we’re building together, and the fact that now more than ever, people are ready to take action, hit the streets, and fight back - and in two months, we get to go to the polls.

Location: 
University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance
Address: 
303 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan 48502

Event Type:

Marquette Climate March

Date: 
Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

3:00 Meet at the Commons
3:30 March approximately 2 miles (in a loop) through downtown
4:00 Information, Activities and Music at the Commons

Marquette’s Climate March is hosted by the Northern Climate Network, and is one of thousands of marches across the globe on September 8th. The marches are part of the People’s Climate Movement.

The People’s Climate Movement grew out of the largest climate march in US history in New York in September 2014. The Northern Climate Network and students at NMU hosted Marquette’s first climate march in 2014.

Location: 
Marquette Commons
Address: 
112 S 3rd St, Marquette, Michigan 49855

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Protect The Great Lakes! Shut Down Line 5 Now!

Date: 
Fri, Aug 31, 2018 - 9:30pm to 10:30pm

Indigenous leaders/organizers for the Pipe Out Paddle Protest, the Ann Arbor Light Brigade, and the Detroit light Brigade will be gathering on the beach at dusk to create a WATER IS LIFE and SHUT DOWN LINE 5 message. We will need many people to help hold letters, signs, and space! Please invite your facebook friends, family, and community.

Location: 
Huron St. & Nicolet Ave Mackinaw City, MI

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Pipeline Safety Advisory Board Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Aug 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

City:

Join the Sierra Club and Oil and Water Don't Mix on Monday August 6th for the quarterly Pipeline Safety Advisory Board. Attend and give Public Comment to tell the Board to listen to the evidence and protect the Great Lakes. Michigan does NOT need Line 5!

There will be time for comment from the general public. Those wishing to make comments must register at the sign-in table.

Location: 
7501 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-1130, United States

Event Type:

Discussion About the Risk of Line 5

Date: 
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Includes a short video "Line 5, Part Two: Political Options".

https://www.facebook.com/events/254789738461472/

Location: 
Bois Blanc Island, Wagner Room, Fire Hall

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