Items Tagged with 'Sierra Club'


Consumers Energy CEO hypes green community

Patti Poppe travels to Grand Rapids to tout approved integrated resource plan.

August 30, 2019
Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe made a stop in Grand Rapids in a statewide tour to tout the Michigan Public Service Commission’s approval of the company’s integrated resource plan. Read More

Sierra Club sues EPA over smog levels

Attorney says Ottawa County should have been included on ‘nonattainment list’ for EPA’s updated ozone standards.

August 17, 2018
The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency covering the omission of Ottawa County from the EPA’s list of areas found to be in “nonattainment” of health-based ozone standards. Read More

Holland cleans up act with energy park

October 13, 2017
The plant already has the attention of environmental specialists. Read More

Opponents say energy bills would benefit utility companies

November 13, 2015
LANSING — A pair of Senate bills would shift the state’s focus away from renewable energy to the benefit of large utility companies — and Michigan’s budding renewable market could be left out in the cold, according to opponents like the Sierra Club. Read More

Switch to gas ends coal-burning lawsuit in Holland

Sierra Club filed suit against Holland BPW in December 2008.

December 27, 2013
The five-year-old Sierra Club lawsuit against the city of Holland and its coal-burning power plant has finally ended. Read More

West Michigan colleges rank among Sierra Club's 'Cool Schools'

August 21, 2013
Two West Michigan colleges have earned a place on Sierra Club’s 2013 “Cool Schools” rankings, thanks to their environmental practices. Read More

Grand Valleys efforts earn green recognition

August 27, 2012
Grand Valley State University can add a first to its list of ecological accomplishments and can now count itself as one of the nation’s “coolest schools.” Read More