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A Better Way for Michigan

We're making a positive impact now - and for the future
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Consumers Energy has a long term vision to create a more sustainable energy future for our state. Our Clean Energy Plan, developed with a variety of Michigan stakeholders, is a path to reduce carbon emissions by more than 90 percent and end the use of coal as a fuel source for electricity by 2040.

Ramez Naam on the Green New Deal, Pt. 2 + Sunscreen Bans

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If you've been wondering what people mean when they talk about a Green New Deal, today's episode of Sea Change Radio should help. This week we air the second half of our discussion with technologist Ramez Naam. Last week Naam shared some of the specifics of the Green New Deal. This we talk about the best way to pitch any plan to the American public, whether a measure for restricting individual consumption ought to be included in the plan, and the importance of considering vulnerable populations around the globe when crafting sound climate policy.

National Grid Electricity Crews Perform Live Line Demonstration For New York State Parks & Recreation Personnel

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With the start of summer only a few weeks away, hundreds of New York State parks that are maintained by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will soon open too. May is National Electrical Safety Month, dedicated to safe practices in and around the home and workplace, and National Grid crews are using an opportunity to promote a special focus on outdoor electrical safety.

Planting Corporate Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Are Spreading Their Love for Gardening

Associates plant and harvest corporate gardens for local food pantries, Support other companies in starting garden programs
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager

Timberland Transforms Mongolian Desert to a Forest

138 Volunteers plant 650 trees in China’s Horqin Desert on Earth Day
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by Atlanta McIlwraith

On April 22, 138 Timberland employees, business partners, consumers and members of the media spent a memorable Earth Day planting and watering trees in China’s Horqin Desert.  I was privileged to pull on my yellow boots alongside these heroes, to step outside, work together, and make it better in this extremely remote area of Inner Mongolia that has a significant environmental impact on the surrounding region.  

Flint Hills Resources’ Support for Ducks Unlimited Surpasses $1M Contributed, 250,000 Acres Conserved

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After more than 30 years of collaboration, Flint Hills Resources was recently recognized for reaching a significant milestone in its relationship with nonprofit Ducks Unlimited, surpassing $1 million in contributions to support habitat conservation initiatives for waterfowl and other wildlife.

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Brambles|CHEP, P&G and Sustainable Brands to Plant Trees in Detroit

Conference attendees will join local nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan to green Muliett Park
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is collaborating with Brambles|CHEP, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands to help ReLeaf Michigan plant 35 trees in Detroit’s Muliett Park on June 3. The trees will be planted by volunteers attending the 2019 Sustainable Brands Conference being held in Detroit June 3–6, 2019. The new trees will help the city meet its goal of having a park within a ten-minute walk for all residents.

Tetra Tech Recognized for the Albion Riverside Park Project

Designing a unique, multiuse stormwater capture facility and recreational space for the Los Angeles community
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The City of Los Angeles recognized Tetra Tech for its work on the civil engineering design of the Albion Riverside Park in Los Angeles, California. The City presented Tetra Tech’s project team with a certificate of recognition as part of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the park in March 2019. Tetra Tech’s work included pre-design, civil engineering design, and construction support services for the project.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes David Moore, Tree Supervisor at City of Oakland, With Trailblazer Award

The award recognizes emerging leaders in the forestry community
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LINCOLN, Neb., May 30, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today that David Moore has been honored with the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award. The award recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years. David will receive the award at a reception on June 6 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Arsenal in Central Park, New York City.

Tons of Shredded Paper Will Help Protect Water Source for Panama City Beach

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Teammates at SunTrust Bank’s Atlanta, Richmond and Orlando’s offices brought in paper to shred and recycle securely during its annual Teammate Shred Day in celebration of Earth Day. Across these locations, teammates shredded 6,650 pounds of paper.

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