Governor Snyder’s Special Message on the Environment

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UPDATE: Governor Synder discusses energy and the environment in his special message Wednesday.

Click here to learn more about Governor Snyder’s plans for Michigan’s energy future and a cleaner environment in his Special Message.

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Michigan Governor Rick SnyderTwo days after being named co-chair of the Great Lakes Council of Governors, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is making a major policy address on energy and the environment.  The special message to the legislature will take place tomorrow morning at 10:30 a.m. and will be available for live viewing at

Governor Snyder’s special message has been in development for several months, and follows the defeat of a constitutional amendment in the fall elections proposing mandates for clean energy in Michigan.

Several issues that the Governor may address were topics of discussion at Great Lakes Week 2012 in September.  Those topics may include:

Wednesday’s special message also follows the Governor’s trade mission to Canada earlier this week, and the opening of a new Michigan trade office in Canada to support economic development.

Remote viewing locations are being offered for the Governor’s Wednesday address in Detroit, Muskegon, Traverse City,  and Hickory Corners (see details below).  The Governor is expected to answer questions related to  energy and the environment from those remote locations.

Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 10:30 a.m.


Kellogg Biological Station
3700 East Gull Lake Dr.
Hickory Corners, MI 49060

Remote Locations:

461 Burroughs St.
Detroit, MI 48202

Michigan Alternative Renewal Energy Center
Grand Valley State University
200 Viridian Dr.
Muskegon, MI 49440

Michigan Land Use Institute
148 East Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684

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