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Ann Arbor’s Ecology Center, Physicians For Social Responsiblity Link Up On Energy Policy

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2013

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Court: EPA Can Stop Some Power Plant Modifications

Government 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: A Tech Suicide, 3-D Printing, Java Security, And Sorry, No U.S. Deathstar

What else is new and cool? Check out these gems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2013

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Michigan Ranks 7th Worst State For Toxic Air Pollution From Power Plants

Michigan 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

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Air Pollution Near Schools Linked To Health, Academic Problems

Air 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2011

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Report Backs EPA Pollution Rules As Job Creator

Air 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

02/15/2011

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Photos Of Blood Vessels In Eye Link Air Pollution, Heart Disease

By 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.

11/30/2010

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