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UM Study: Biodiversity Improves Water Quality By ‘Divison Of Labor’

Biologically diverse streams are better at cleaning up pollutants than less rich waterways, and a University of Michigan ecologist says he has uncovered the long-sought mechanism that explains why this is so


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Metro Detroit Recovering From Latest Winter Blast

Freeway and road conditions throughout Metro Detroit ranged from clear and dry to snow and ice covered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2011

Govt Fund Established To Clean Up Old GM Sites

The Obama administration has reached a deal on a $773 million environmental trust, the largest of its kind in U.S. history, to clean up dozens of former General Motors sites spread over 14 states, officials […]


Cleanup Study Starts For Detroit River Island

A Detroit River island the U.S Army Corps of Engineers built to hold contaminated sediment is targeted for cleanup by another federal agency.


More Kudos For Algae Environmental Cleanup, Energy Firm

Plymouth-based Algal Scientific Corp. has won a Clean Energy Investment Award from the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s Energy and Environmental Technology Applications Center and New York New Energy. Algal Scientific competed with its […]


New Cap, Ships Could Contain Gulf Leak By Monday

The federal official leading the Gulf oil spill cleanup said Friday a new containment cap and an additional ship collecting oil could effectively contain the spill in the next three days.