Events

Upcoming Events

at Clinch Park Beach in Traverse City. Gather at 11:30 – and Join Hands at Noon. No to Filthy Fuels and YES to Clean Energy See attached Flyer: (add pdf called “Hands Across the Sand”)

9am–3:30pm at Petoskey Middle School, 801 Northmen Dr, Petoskey, Michigan This will be an important meeting to voice your concern about Enbridge Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. This is the last Pipeline Safety Advisory Board meeting and the state will be deciding what to do about Line 5 this summer. We need a…

The 2017 Beaver Island Eco-Fair is a celebration of nature and sustainability. Our focus is promoting solutions in ecology, renewable energy and local food systems. The fair features local and regional green vendors, sustainable technology, arts, music, environmental action & education organizations. The mission of the Beaver Island Eco-Fair is to demonstrate sustainable solutions, and…

 

Past Events

Hosted by: The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians (GTB) Leelanau Sands Casino – Showroom 2521 N. West Bayshore Drive, Peshawbestown, MI 49682 5:30-6:30 p.m. Doors Open for Local Environmental Group Information Booth Displays 6:35 p.m. Program begins Please see the attached program: (add the pdf below “Water Protectors Symposium”)  

RISE UP against Injection Well Injection Well in Johnston Township, Barry County (Swanston 4-7 SWD) The permit is “in process” and the EPA Public Meeting & Hearing is: Wednesday, April 19th. 6:00-9:00pm at the Hastings Public Library at 227 E. State St, Hastings, MI YOUR ACTION: 1. Attend EPA Hearing and/or 2. Make Comment to…

At Hastings Library from 6-9pm. Download PDF Flier here

Permit Production Well PW-101, White Pine Springs Site, Osceola County. Comments must be emailed to deq-eh@michigan.gov

Carl Johnson Center in Cadillac from 9:30 – 2:30. This event is hosted by the Pine River Area Trout Unlimited and the Pere Marquette Watershed Council. Jeff Ostahowski will be there to speak for MCWC about the Nestlé Water Taking in Evart. Download PDF flier here

Held at the Ludington Center for the Arts from 9-5. Put on by AFFEW – A Few Friends for the Environment of the World (www.affew.org) Dr. Mark Luttenton will speak from 12- 1 concerning THE FUTURE OF WATER Peggy Case will have a workshop on Water Protection from 1-2. Jeanne will have an Informational Table.

As part of the Keep Making Peace Conference held at the University United Methodist Church, 1120 South Harrison Road in East Lansing.

Thursday, March 30 — Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Ann Arbor Senior Center 1320 Baldwin Ave, Ann Arbor Karen Turnbull of Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation: “Injection Wells and Our Water.” Donations welcome (More info: Letsbanfracking.org)

Next meeting Coalition to Oppose the Expansion of US Ecology Wednesday – March 29, 2017 6:30 pm Delite Café & Deli 3135 Caniff St (east of P.O.) in Hamtramck 6:30 pm – Updates – (Host Community Agreement near completion) 7:15 pm – Strategy

MCWC will be attending this event to HONOR the WATER in Michigan. Several members will attend to deliver a message on the Nestle’ water takings, and other issues.

More information coming…

This Benefit will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, at 4:00. Download PDF

This symposium is organized by the Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe at the Ziibiwing Center in Mt. Pleasant. More details to follow.  

Contact Aiko Fukuchi of Breathe Free Detroit

This gathering was a call to Rise & Defend the People, the Land, and the Water. It was to honor the Native Americans who are defending their water at Standing Rock. The event ran from 2pm to 7pm at the Capitol Steps.  Jeff Ostahowski and Karen Turnbull shared information about the mission of MCWC, supporting…

Citizens and members of Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation gathered outside the DEQ offices in Lansing to deliver over 360,000 petition signatures from the organization SumOfUS. People around the world, and 66,000 in Michigan say “NO to the Nestle Water Grab”. The petition called on the DEQ to protect the Muskegon River Watershed from Nestlé’s…

Peggy presented at the Whitelake Senior Center in Montague. Well attended meeting with much information shared about WATER issues in Michigan.

On Tuesday January 24, at 2pm, Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation (MCWC) held a press conference to call for Statewide Public Hearings on the Nestle Corporation’s application to increase water taking from 250 gpm to 400 gpm from the White Pine Springs Well 101 in Evart. The location of Press Conference was near the Nestle…

Re. Michigan Potash Co. LLC Class 1 (waste) wells:  Application numbers:  MI-133-1I-0004, -0005, -0006           Contact: Allan Batka (batka.allan@epa.gov) U.S. EPA Region 5 Mail Code WU-16J 77 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604-3590 Re. Michigan Potash Co. LLC Class 3 (production) wells:  Application number:  MI-133-3G-0028 Contact: Janette Hansen (hansen.janette@epa.gov) U.S. EPA Region 5 Mail Code WU-16J 77…