environment

Green Wedding (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

June is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration’s toll on the environment, and for many couples, that’s a big concern.

06/18/2015

Pharrell Williams (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change Action

Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.

06/11/2015

Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer Retiring

Environmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.

01/09/2015

Asian carp. (Courtesy: asiancarp.us)

Study Explores Asian Carp Effects On Lake Erie

The analysis concluded the nutrient-rich lake might have enough food to go around even if voracious silver and bighead carp eventually develop as big a presence there as native species.

CBS Detroit–08/08/2014

Grants To Help Communities Develop Recycling

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is offering $250,000 in grants to help communities develop recycling programs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2014

A picture taken on August 26, 2013 shows the Amazonian forest around Saul, a tiny village in French Guiana.  (credit: JEROME VALLETTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Kellogg To Use Environmentally Friendly Palm Oil

Kellogg Co. says it will buy palm oil only from companies that don’t destroy tropical rainforests to produce it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

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Conservatives Form Group Favoring Renewable Energy

The recent launch of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum comes as Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators consider updating Michigan’s electricity law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2014

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‘Forest Heroes’ Come To The Rescue Of The Rain Forest And Sumatran Tiger

A Michigan group is pushing a major palm oil supplier for Kellogg for a change in its policies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2013

Autumn landscape of birch trees in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. (credit: istock)

Officials Review Plan For Michigan Limestone Mine

A proposal under review by the state could allow a Canada-based supplier of lime and limestone products to acquire more than 10,000 acres of state-managed UP forest for use as a mine.

11/08/2013

Freighter on the Great Lakes. FILE PHOTO(credit: istockphoto)

Group Sues EPA Over Invasive Species Regulations

A lawsuit seeks tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

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