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Clean Michigan Initiative Historical Information

Clean Michigan Initiative 


"I believe that economic development and environmental stewardship go hand in hand. I believe strongly that a balanced approach can allow for job creation today and the conservation of our precious natural resources for tomorrow." 

(Excerpt from Governor Engler's address to the Detroit Economic Club on February 2, 1998) 

The Clean Michigan Initiative is a $675 million plan with seven critical objectives: 

  • Brownfield Redevelopment and Environmental Cleanup - $335 million 
  • Protect and Enhance Michigan's Lakes, Rivers, and Streams - $165 million 
  • Reclaim and Revitalize Local Waterfronts - $50 million 
  • Make Critical State Park Improvements - $50 million 
  • Enhance Local Parks and Recreational Opportunities - $50 million 
  • Pollution Prevention - $20 million 
  • Protect Public From Lead Hazards - $5 million 

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