CATA Clean Commute Options is kicking off Ozone Action Season by holding the first ever Clean Commute 5K. This family-friendly event promotes and raises awareness of air quality and its effects on respiratory health, kicks-off Ozone Action Season, and will benefit those affected by respiratory illness. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Mid-Michigan Asthma Coalition.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Tri-County Environmental Leaderships Awards (TCELA). TCELA recognizes individuals, businesses, governments, educational institutions, and non-profits in the in Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton counties that are implementing exemplary sustainability efforts.
GLACC would like to announce that Kristin Jobin will now serve as the coalition coordinator. Kristin has worked with GLACC for over 2 years, supporting communications, stakeholder relations, grant projects, and event planning.
GLACC would like to invite you to participate in the Annual Petroleum Reduction Survey to help us track mid-Michigan’s progress toward reducing petroleum usage. This survey not only helps us, but also helps the U.S. Department of Energy understand the strides our region has made toward increasing fuel and vehicle diversity.
Five School Districts to Receive Efficient School Buses Through EPA Supported Michigan Clean Diesel Collaborative
Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities (GLACC) will work with Genesee Intermediate School District, Haslett Public Schools, Mason Public Schools, Waverly Community Schools, and Williamston Community Schools throughout 2013 to replace aging school buses with new buses that deliver higher fuel economy and lower emissions. This project is part of the Michigan Clean Diesel Collaborative (MCDC) – an initiative that will replace and upgrade diesel vehicles in Lansing, Flint, and metro Detroit.