Climate Resiliency

Women's Symposium to tackle gender roles, environmental issues

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

The 4th annual Women and the Environment Symposium presented by the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will be tackling problems like environmental justice and gender issues, and aims to leave participants with...

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What is a Clean Air Action Day?

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Rapid’s fixed route buses are free on Clean Air Action Days, so when the West Michigan Clean Air Coalition (WMCAC) declared July 20th and 21st Clean Air Action Days, many bus riders celebrated the news. However, Clean Air Action Days are...

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WMEAC honors Mayor Heartwell with first Environmental Legacy Award

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 04-28-2014 under NEWS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) hosted their Second Annual Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 23 at the Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. The event brought together environmental advocates, community leaders...

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Mayor Heartwell outlines future of Grand Rapids climate resiliency

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 02-26-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Mayor, George Heartwell is known for his progressive environmental and sustainability policy. In 2010 Grand Rapids was named the country's most sustainable midsized city by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While Grand Rapids has made...

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