News & Updates

Citizens for Superior partners with Parks & Rec for Native Plants in Big Bay
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See coverage of our Native Plant Garden project in Big Bay in the Mining Journal and TV6! Citizens for a Safe & Clean Lake Superior (CSCLS) is partnering with Powell Township Parks and Recreation, Powell Township School, and other local … read more Citizens for Superior partners with Parks & Rec for Native Plants in Big Bay

A look at Michigan’s new clean energy legislation
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This article was written for CSCLS’s joint monthly newsletter with UPEC, upe.news. To receive monthly articles like this covering environmental issues in the UP, sign up for the newsletter! Governor Gretchen Whitmer signs new clean energy legislation into law. Source: Michigan.gov On November … read more A look at Michigan’s new clean energy legislation

Nature’s kidneys need local protection
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This article was written for CSCLS’s joint monthly newsletter with UPEC, upe.news. To receive monthly articles like this covering environmental issues in the UP, sign up for the newsletter! Wetlands are an incredibly important piece of every environment here in … read more Nature’s kidneys need local protection

Yahoo!Tech: Environmental experts express concern about SpaceX after company’s second test flight results in further damage to local area
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In Boca Chica, Texas, SpaceX’s launch site is used to test some of their largest rockets. This is having an extremely detrimental effect to the local environment, with a recent explosion creating a 385-acre debris field and 3.5-acre fire, harming … read more Yahoo!Tech: Environmental experts express concern about SpaceX after company’s second test flight results in further damage to local area

Bridge MI: Dana Nessel’s office probing $2M rocket plan that failed to launch
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Read Wednesday’s article from Bridge Michigan here: Dana Nessel’s office probing $2M rocket plan that failed to launch

Breaking News: Spaceport Plans Defeated!
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Scroll down to see a letter from CSCLS President Denny Ferraro breaking the news, and the Resolution passed tonight by the Powell Township Board: Letter from the President: We are pleased to announce that the Powell Township Board has enacted … read more Breaking News: Spaceport Plans Defeated!

CSCLS and UPEC Partner to Publish Monthly Newsletter – Sign Up!
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CSCLS is partnering with the U.P. Environmental Coalition to publish a monthly e-newsletter of regional environmental news. This will feature environmental groups in the U.P. and nearby areas and issues they are working to solve, as well as important news … read more CSCLS and UPEC Partner to Publish Monthly Newsletter – Sign Up!

Saving Superior Since the Sixties

A Brief History of Little Presque Isle Protection By Paige Conners “Build a power plant at Little Presque Isle? Why not start a garbage dump on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, convert the Taj Mahal into a root beer … read more Saving Superior Since the Sixties

CSCLS Partners with Superior Watershed for Trail Construction
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CSCLS partnered with SWP to finish a trail at the Eagles Nest Community Forest, which protects 17 acres of land, including Superior shoreline and coastal wetland just a few miles from the location of the proposed launch site. Thank you … read more CSCLS Partners with Superior Watershed for Trail Construction

TV6: Spaceport opponents request zoning change to block potential Marquette County rocket launch site
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TV6’s Andrew LaCombe interviewed CSCLS President Denny Ferraro to discuss CSCLS’ support of Powell Township residents’ petition to ban rocket launch sites within Powell Township. A petition signed by 134 Powell Township residents proposes a zoning amendment to prohibit the … read more TV6: Spaceport opponents request zoning change to block potential Marquette County rocket launch site