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Buses are being organized that will leave Ann Arbor the evening of the 28th and head back when the march ends on the 29th. Click the blue button below to sign up for a local bus; if you would rather use Rally Bus, click here.
Getting There: Buses are now being organized to get protesters to the march. There is still limited seating available on a bus organized by the Ecology Center (you can sign up for a seat here). Other options around SE Michigan are listed on the Michigan Climate Action Network site. In addition, you can reserve a seat (More...)
The April meeting of 350 Southeast Michigan will be on Tuesday, May 2nd from 7 to 8:30, at the Downtown branch of the Ann Arbor District Library at 343 South Fifth Avenue, in the AADL FreeSpace (third floor). We will be working on: Organizing a film showing outside of Ann Arbor (most likely Before the Flood) Discussing the potential for community solar (More...)
Ann Arbor state representative Yousef Rabhi is opposed to the continued operation of Enbridge’s Line 5, a 64-year-old oil pipeline with safety issues that, should it spill, would have devastating consequences across the straits of Mackinac. He recently sponsored a resolution with a goal to pressure Attorney General Bill Schuette and Governor Rick Snyder to (More...)
Several U of M graduate students are partnering with the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network to conduct a BioBlitz at D-Town Farm on Saturday, May 6, 2017! A BioBlitz is a rapid biodiversity assessment that combines taxonomic inventory, public outreach and science education. For the past 3 years we have been visiting D-Town farms (More...)
The April meeting of 350 Southeast Michigan will be on Wednesday, April 5th from 7 to 8:30, at the Downtown branch of the Ann Arbor District Library at 343 South Fifth Avenue. We will be working on: Publicity for the People’s Climate March Fundraising for buses Organizing students for a “climate statement” at U of M’s commencement We will also (More...)
Help the Bryan Community Center offset its energy costs by installing solar panels funded by DTE. Not only does this provide excellent resources for a community that needs it, it also helps promote solar power in Washtenaw! It takes just a few minutes– visit the DTE Power Together page and select “Solar Panels and Art Education (More...)
At this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Steve Bannon outlined the Trump administration’s three “lines of work”: National security and sovereignty Economic nationalism The deconstruction of the administrative state Trump and Bannon are commencing this deconstruction with their first budget proposals: 43% or higher cut to the EPA’s budget for health and environment programs. (More...)
The City of Ann Arbor fired the private company that ran its recycling facilities in July of 2016. Since then, the city council has been hearing various proposals from new private companies to take over the management of the facility. The Ecology Center and 350 SE Michigan have endorsed the Recycle Ann Arbor/Rumke proposal, outlined (More...)
The East Lansing Community Solar Park is now leasing panels for customers of the Lansing Board of Water & Light. A 300-watt panel costs $399 for a 25-year lease; it is estimated to credit $20-25 per year to each customer’s electric bill, according to their FAQ. If you are a Board of Water & Light customer, we (More...)
Nestle wants to double its current groundwater withdrawal from aquifers that feed Lake Michigan, from 250 gallons per minute to 400. They reached an agreement two-and-a-half years ago after a prolonged fight with environmental groups to keep their withdrawal rates to 150 gallons per minute– and now they already want to bump up their siphoning by 167%. Interestingly, (More...)