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Population for Michigan: 9,897,264

Total Males: 4,855,361
Total Females: 5,041,903
Median Household Income: $48,471
Total Households: 3,818,931

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Number of Firms, Establishments, Employment, and Payroll by Employee Size for Michigan (2015)

STATE EMPLOYMENT SIZE FIRMS ESTABLISHMENTS EMPLOYMENT ANNUAL PAYROLL (1,000)
Michigan 01: Total 173,309 219,627 3,725,280 $174,873,962
Michigan 02: 0-4 98,976 99,093 162,222 $6,914,291
Michigan 03: 5-9 30,941 31,233 204,532 $7,275,006
Michigan 04: 10-19 19,275 20,129 258,922 $9,860,294
Michigan 05: <20 149,192 150,455 625,676 $24,049,591
Michigan 06: 20-99 16,937 21,884 643,337 $26,154,981
Michigan 07: 100-499 3,918 11,425 565,265 $25,759,781
Michigan 08: <500 170,047 183,764 1,834,278 $75,964,353
Michigan 09: 500+ 3,262 35,863 1,891,002 $98,909,609

Green Initiatives & Environmental History for: Michigan





Basic History

Indian tribes were living in the Michigan region when the first Europeans, the French, arrived in 1618. The first permanent settlement was established in 1668. France was ousted from the territory by Great Britain in 1763, following the French and Indian Wars. After the Revolutionary War, the U.S. acquired most of the region, which remained the scene of constant conflict between the U.S. and British forces and their respective Indian allies through the War of 1812. As a result of the ineffective control of U.S., parts of Michigan almost immediately fell to the British. Michigan remained in British hands through most of the war until it was restored to the U.S. in the battle of Thames and in the battle of Lake Erie. Michigan became a state in 1837.

Environmental History

Maple, birch, hemlock, aspen, spruce and fir predominate the Upper Peninsula. Others common in the state are the white pine and red pine. Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries and cranberries are among the fruit-bearing plants and shrubs that grow in many areas of the state, as do mushrooms and wild asparagus. Michigan’s fauna, like its flora, has been greatly affected by settlement and, in a few cases, by intensive hunting and fishing. Moose, wolves, deer, common cottontail, snowshoe hare, raccoon, and various squirrels are found throughout the state. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed 13 Michigan animals as threatened or endangered which included the Indiana bat, two species of beetle, two species of butterfly, gray wolf, bald eagle, and piping plover.

Green Initiatives

State parks, recreation areas and state harbors of Michigan have gone green with a series of initiatives to promote environmentally-friendly management practices and products. Whether using a bio-based fuel, building more energy efficient facilities or mowing less, these programs help protect and preserve the natural resources in Michigan State Parks, Recreation Areas and Harbors. Some of the pilot projects of Michigan Department of Natural Resources are water conservation, green building, growing not mowing, use of bio-products, and recycling. Department of Environmental Quality provides assistance to businesses, institutions and the public to improve the environment and save money by adopting the 3 R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle. Known also as pollution prevention, this is a non-regulatory assistance program that provides information, technical assistance and financial incentives to reduce pollution. Recycling is a major component of Michigan waste reduction efforts. It is the first step toward a more efficient and cleaner operation. A few of the many environmental and economic benefits of recycling are: creating more jobs than managing waste does, resulting in stronger local economies; diverting waste from landfills; reducing greenhouse gas emissions; minimizing the need to harvest and mine virgin materials thus preventing habitat and natural area destruction and disruption.

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EPA Requires U.S. Forest Service to Close 60+ Cesspools in California’s Natio...
Lee Ann Rush   SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to close 62 campground pit toilets, considered to be large capacity cesspools, at seven national forests across California. USFS, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will have until December 2020 to comply with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act’s ban on large capacity cesspools (LCC).   “EPA and the U.S. Forest Service are taking important steps to ...

EPA Finalizes Plan to Remove Contamination Source and Expand Groundwater Trea...
Lee Ann Rush   NEW YORK, NY – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has finalized a plan to address a newly identified contaminant and enhance treatment of contamination at the Combe Fill South Landfill site located in Chester Township in N.J., an inactive municipal landfill covering 65 acres. EPA’s cleanup plan includes expanding and enhancing the existing groundwater treatment system that is currently operating at the site in addition to excavating and removing an area ...

EPA Awards Close to $19 Million to Vermont to Support Local Clean Water Projects
Lee Ann Rush   BOSTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the State of Vermont was awarded a total of $18,966,000 in Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) grants to finance community-based water infrastructure projects, such as upgrades to municipal sewage plants and public drinking water systems.   “Communities across Vermont will enjoy cleaner water and make important infrastructure upgrades thanks to this funding,” said EPA New England Regional Adm...

EPA Awards $120,000 to Huron Pines to Help Michigan Communities Address Envir...
Lee Ann Rush   CHICAGO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Huron Pines, an environmental advocacy organization based in Gaylord, Michigan, will receive $120,000 to address environmental justice (EJ) issues in Michigan communities. EPA provided a total of $1.2 million nationwide for cooperative agreements with 10 organizations. The projects selected this year reflect an emphasis on support for rural communities and watershed protection.   “Many rural and disadvantaged communities are ...