Chris Kolb, President of the Michigan Environmental Council, will speak at the Michigan Municipal League Capital Conference March 21, 2012 in Lansing.

LANSING, Michigan - Since taking office in January of 2011, Gov. Rick Snyder has made sweeping changes designed to revitalize and re-energize Michigan’s economy. But how is Lansing doing on that vast landscape of legislation involving energy and the environment? Join the conversation with some of the state’s top experts, including Michigan Environmental Council President Chris Kolb and Valerie Brader, Senior Policy Advisor for the Executive Office of Rick Snyder.

The session, called "Eye on the Environment: How Green is Our Government?" will take place Wednesday morning (March 21, 2012) during the Michigan Municipal League's 2012 Capital Conference at the Lansing Center in Lansing. Also on the panel will be Jamie Clover Adams, director of policy and legislative affairs for the Department of Environmental Quality and session moderator will be Midland utilities director Noel Bush. Go here for details on other speakers planned for Capital Conference, go here to view the full agenda and go here to register.

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Matt Bach is director of communications for the Michigan Municipal League. He can be reached at and (734) 669-6317.

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