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Our local, county, and state governments are busy establishing grounds to support green initiatives in our communities. Government leaders are creating policies to address ecology based issues. Task forces are popping up among our municipalities aimed at improving our use of energy and environment. Area parks are acting to raise public awareness associated with ecological concerns.


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Government Contributors
Detroit Micro-Enterprise Fund

Now Under The Urban Innovation Exchange
The Detroit Midtown Micro-enterprise Fund Corporation provides micro-loans to under served sole proprietorship’s and small business enterprises who do not have access to traditional commercial bank financing in the cities of Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck, Ecorse, Lincoln Park, River Rouge and Pontiac Michigan.

Disabled American Veterans Thrift Disabled American Veterans Thrift
We are dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. We accomplish this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them.

Michigan Saves
Michigan Saves offers financing programs for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. Our programs make energy improvements easy and affordable for homeowners and businesses across the state.

Michigan Suburbs Alliance
The Michigan Suburbs Alliance unites and strengthens metropolitan Detroit’s mature suburbs by elevating regional cooperation, reforming public policies and innovating redevelopment strategies.

Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office
Establishes a regional energy office to connect Metropolitan Detroit cities with the tools to pursue efficiency improvements, reduce energy and convert to renewable sources.

Wake Up Washtenaw
A citizen organization with a vision and a plan for sustainable, transit-oriented development in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

WARM Training Center Logo WARM Training Center

Promoted the development of resource efficient, affordable, healthy homes and communities through education, training and technical assistance. This organization is now EcoWorks

Local Govenment  
City Of Birmingham Logo City of Birmingham
Read about the City of Birmingham green initiatives.

City of Detroit Logo City of Detroit
Read about the City of Detroit green initiatives, including the work done by the city’s Green Task Force.

Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
The Mission of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is to exceed our customers’ expectations through the innovative treatment and transmission of water and wastewater, and the provision of services that promote healthy communities and economic growth.

Operation Clean Water
Operation Clean Water was created by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Wholesale Customer Outreach Public Education Work Group that includes individuals from wholesale customers (Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties), DWSD, MDEQ and SEMCOG and consultants.

City of Farmington Hills
Read about the City of Farmington Hills green initiatives.

City of Ferndale
Read about The City of Ferndale and their Environmental Sustainability Commission’s GreenTuesday seminars.

City of Lathrup Village
The mission of the Lathrup Village Downtown Development Authority is to create an accessible village center that brings life to our vibrant, diverse community, supporting economic development.

City of Novi
The City of Novi began recognizing the importance of sustainability and energy efficiency in 2007 by adopting the goal that Novi will “Be a community that values natural areas and natural features.”

20091206OrganizationCharterTownshipofOrionLogo Charter Township of Orion
Read about the Charter Township of Orion green initiatives.

Orion Township Parks & Recreation
We Create Community through People, Parks and Programs by providing recreation experiences, promoting health and wellness, and protecting natural resources.

City of Southfield Logo City of Southfield
Read about the City of Southfield green initiatives.

Charter Township of West Bloomfield Logo Charter Township of West Bloomfield
Read about the Charter Township of West Bloomfield green initiatives.
County Government
Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority
To provide for the safety, health and welfare of the tenants, employees and general public of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in an environmentally appropriate, economic and professional manner.


(Archive) OakGreen is an initiative to share information, encourage collaboration and connect Oakland County residents, businesses and communities to resources that can advance environmental stewardship, economic growth and strong communities.

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Logo Oakland County Parks and Recreation
Provides all residents of Oakland County with recreational, leisure and learning experiences; parks, open spaces, facilities; and professional staff and fiscal management, resulting in a comprehensive county park system that enhances the residents’ quality of life.

Oakland County Michigan  Oakland County Planning & Economic Development

Promotes economic vitality, preserves environmental resources and supports distinct communities.

Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner
The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office is a key component in providing you with quality water supply, drainage systems and sewage disposal systems…and doing it in a way that keeps our environment safe and promotes responsible growth. 

Resource Revovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County
Our purpose is establishing and operating solid waste management projects that feature intergovernmental cooperation, economies of scale, and a combination of environmental responsibility and fiscal soundness.

Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber
A member based organization committed to promoting the interest of our member businesses and enhancing the business climate in Michigan.

Wayne County EDGE
Wayne County’s Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) aims to strengthen our region through diversification and innovation. We can provide you with the resources you need to start or expand your business, revitalize your community, and network with organizations dedicated to the progress of Wayne County and all of its residents.
State Government
Promotes and ensures Michigan’s Future through education, job training, innovation and collaborative partnerships in service and protection of our customer needs. THIS PAGE HAS BEEN LEFT FOR PAST REFERENCE. PLEASE NOW SEE LARA AND MEDC.

Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
To create a climate of economic growth with a simple, fair, efficient and transparent regulatory environment and a focused, efficient state government, the department’s philosophy is “Business Minded, Customer Driven.” is the official web site for the State of Michigan.

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) protects and enhances Michigan’s environmental and public health.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation
For any company already in Michigan or considering a location in the state, the Michigan Economic Development CorporationSM (MEDC) offers one-stop business assistance.

Michigan Public Service Commision
The mission of the Michigan Public Service Commission is to grow Michigan’s economy and enhance the quality of life of its communities by assuring safe and reliable energy, telecommunications, and transportation services at reasonable rates.
Federal Government
Department of Energy Logo United States Department of Energy
The Department of Energy’s overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

EPA Logo United States Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water and land — upon which life depends.

U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad. 
International Government
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