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Office of Legislative Affairs

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Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Office of Legislative Affairs

The Office of Legislative Affairs serves as the primary point of contact with the Michigan state legislature.

The office represents the department on pending legislation, coordinates constituent responses, tracks and assists with bill analysis, facilitates preparation for legislative meetings, and is responsible for development and implementation of the department's legislative priorities.


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Michigan Legislature

The Michigan Legislature webpage provides useful information on pending bills, committee hearings, and the daily actions of the state legislature.

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Laws and Rules

See the environmental requirements EGLE is responsible for administering through both state and federal statutes, also called acts, and administrative rules.

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Legislative Reports

As required under state law and annual budget legislation, EGLE generates a variety of reports each year on the state’s air quality, drinking water, environmental cleanups, inland lakes and streams, wetlands, medical waste, solid waste, scrap tires, etc. 

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Lobbyable Public Officials

Lobbyable Public Officials are defined in the Michigan Lobby Registration Act and are essentially persons who may use personal discretion in deciding whether or not to engage in some type of legislative or administrative action.

Meet EGLE's Legislative Liaison

Sydney Hart oversees the Office of Legislative Affairs representing the department on pending legislation and is responsible for development and implementation of the department's legislative priorities.

Reach out by calling 800-662-9278 and asking for the Legislative Liaison; or by email to

Sydney Hart's biography