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Government Expands Urban Waters Effort To Grand Rapids

“Restoring these waterways is not only important for improving the water that we all depend on, but for spurring economic growth and creating recreational opportunities in these communities as well,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Detroit

Festivals, activities and volunteer opportunities are just a sampling of the events that are occurring throughout the Metro Detroit region to celebrate Earth Day.

04/08/2013

Report Predicts Ever-Bigger Lake Erie Algae Blooms

The warming climate and modern farming practices are creating ideal conditions for gigantic algae formations on Lake Erie, which could be potentially disastrous to the surrounding area’s multi-billion-dollar tourist economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Gov. Snyder Delivers Special Message On Energy, Environment

Gov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

East English Village Preparatory Academy is one of Detroit's more energy-efficient schools. (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Schools Take On ‘Go Green’ Challenge

It’s “Go Green Week” in the Detroit Public Schools and the district is unveiling a number of energy-saving practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center on the Lake Muskegon shoreline. Grand Valley State University photo.

MAREC Hosting Live Webcast Of Gov. Snyder’s Energy, Environment Message

Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative Renewable Energy Center will host a live webcast Wednesday, Nov. 28 of Gov. Rick Snyder’s message on Michigan’s vision for energy and the environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

Event Notices From November 21-25

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

Volunteers To Plant Thousands Of Trees In Detroit

Go green this weekend in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2012

Obama Rep Pledges Further Great Lakes Restoration

President Barack Obama, if re-elected, would continue a program that has pumped more than $1 billion into Great Lakes protection during his first term, although it’s uncertain how much money will be available in the future, a spokeswoman said.

09/13/2012

Detroit Expands Curb-Side Recycling Program

Starting this week, about 5,000 households on the city’s northwest side will join the 24,000 homes that already have their recycling picked up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

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