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Saturday, December 1, 2007

Michigan: Governor signs Long Awaited Environmental Justice Executive Directive

Governor Jennifer Granholm’s signing of an executive order promoting environmental justice drew praise today from the Campaign for State Action on Environmental Justice and its endorsers.This action directs the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to develop and implement a plan promoting environmental justice in Michigan. With this move, Michigan joins states such as New York, New Mexico and California that have similar guidance in place.,1607,7-168-36898-180696--,00.html