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Council on Climate Solutions to recap MI Healthy Climate Plan

Virtual meeting Tuesday, June 21, also will address Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act 

The Michigan Council on Climate Solutions will recap the MI Healthy Climate Plan and discuss plan implementation and the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at its meeting next week. The council acts in an advisory capacity to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), and the Office of Climate and Energy in overseeing implementation of the plan.

  • When: 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • How to join: Link to the online meeting from the council's webpage.
  • Of note: Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation at the meeting should contact Kimber Frantz at FrantzK@Michigan.gov or 517-284-5035 before the event to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.
  • Background: Fourteen state residents appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and representatives of several state departments make up the council, with EGLE Director Liesl Clark as chair. The Council will advise EGLE in implementing the MI Healthy Climate Plan, the governor's action plan to protect public health, create clean energy jobs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and transition toward statewide carbon neutrality.
  • Public participation: Email general comments to EGLE-ClimateSolutions@Michigan.gov.

Recordings of previous council meetings can be accessed through the website.

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