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Council on Climate Solutions to meet Aug. 22

The Michigan Council on Climate Solutions will hold its next meeting from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, virtually and in person. The meeting is open to the public.

Phil Roos, the new director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), will chair the meeting. Climate and Energy Advisor Cory Connolly will present an update from EGLE’s Office of Climate and Energy, state Sen. Sam Singh will speak on climate and energy legislation, and EGLE Environmental Justice Public Advocate Regina Strong will offer an update on the Michigan Advisory Council on Environmental Justice.

The full meeting agenda is posted on the council’s webpage.

  • Where: Con Con A-B Conference Rooms, Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan Street, Lansing; or online via link from the council’s webpage. To listen only, call 248-509-0316, phone conference ID 850 889 847#.
  • For assistance: Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation at the meeting should contact Kimber Frantz at or 517-275-0829 before the event to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.
  • Public participation: The meeting is open to the public, but public comment is not scheduled for this meeting. Email general comments to
  • Recorded meetings: Recordings of previous council meetings and public listening sessions can be accessed through

The Council on Climate Solutions advises the governor, EGLE, and EGLE’s Office of Climate and Energy 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. State residents appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and representatives of several state departments make up the council.

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