New State Rule Would Reduce Detroit Sulfur Dioxide PollutionThe state Legislature would still have to approve the new rule announced Thursday from the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Michigan Utilities Work To Comply With Air Pollution Rule The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants ...
Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury LimitsThe Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
Ann Arbor's Ecology Center, Physicians For Social Responsiblity Link Up On Energy PolicyThe Ecology Center has joined forces with Physicians for Social Responsibility to collaborate on efforts to support expanded energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies throughout Michigan.
Court: EPA Can Stop Some Power Plant ModificationsGovernment regulators can try to halt construction projects at power plants if they think the companies didn't properly calculate whether the changes would increase air pollution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, marking the latest twist in a decades-long fight over the Clean Air Act.
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Michigan Ranks 7th Worst State For Toxic Air Pollution From Power PlantsMichigan is the seventh worst state in the nation when it comes to exposing residents to toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants, according to an analysis released by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Air Pollution Near Schools Linked To Health, Academic ProblemsAir pollution from industrial sources near Michigan public schools jeopardizes children's health and academic success, according to a new study from University of Michigan researchers.
Report Backs EPA Pollution Rules As Job CreatorAir pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States -- including 60,000 jobs in Michigan -- concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference
Photos Of Blood Vessels In Eye Link Air Pollution, Heart DiseaseBy digitally photographing the tiny, hair-like blood vessels in the back of our eyes, researchers can now look directly at how small blood vessels like those that bring blood to the heart respond to air pollution.