Monday, May 23, 2011

Michigan residents to board "Bus for Clean Air" to testify at EPA hearing in Chicago

EAST LANSING -- Residents from across Michigan will get on the "Bus for Clean Air" and head to Chicago on Tuesday, May 24, to voice their support for the first national air quality standards to protect people against mercury, arsenic and lead. Concerned citizens will testify at a public hearing held by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on mercury and air toxics standards that were proposed in March.

The "Bus for Clean Air" will pick up riders in East Lansing, Kalamazoo and Benton Harbor before heading to Chicago. Shuttles will also bring residents from Muskegon,
Holland and Grand Rapids to meet up with the bus in Benton Harbor. You can follow @Bus4CleanAir on Twitter.

BUS PICK-UP LOCATIONS: Tuesday, May 24

Stop 1: East Lansing
Clean Water Action, 1200 Michigan Ave.
Bus departs at 8 a.m. and will return around 11 p.m.

Stop 2: Kalamazoo
Meijer parking lot at Westnedge and Kilgore
Bus departs at 9:30 a.m. and will return around 9:30 p.m.

Stop 3: Benton Harbor
Wendy’s Restaurant, 1860 East Napier Ave.
Bus departs at 10:30 a.m. and will return around 8:30 p.m.

SHUTTLES TO BENTON HARBOR:

Muskegon: Harvey and Hille Park and Ride
Shuttle departs at 8:30 a.m. and will return around 10:30 p.m.

Holland: Meijer store at 16th Street and Waverly
Shuttle departs at 9:30 a.m. and will return around 9:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids: Park and Ride at East Beltline and I-96
Carpool will leave at 8:30 a.m. and will return around 10:15 p.m.

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