Agency: MI

Silencing Science Tracker

Agency: MI

2017-11-09 Bill Appointing Industry Representatives to Oversee Environmental Decisions Introduced in Michigan MI, State Personnel Changes Climate, Other

A package bills was introduced in the Michigan senate that would, if enacted, establish a new Environmental Rules Review Committee to oversee the state Department of Environmental Quality. The Committee would consist of over half industry representatives and have broad authority to veto rules proposed by the Department.

2017-04-19 Climate Science Misrepresented by Michigan Attorney General MI, State Bias and Misrepresentation Climate

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed an amicus brief in Exxon Mobil v. Schneiderman. The brief questions the scientific consensus on climate change and the conclusion that it will be “sufficiently dangerous to require urgent policy responses.”