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Group Brings Attention To #1 Litter Problem In America: Cigarette Butts

With Earth Day approaching, a public health nonprofit group is trying to call attention to a huge litter problem: cigarette butts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

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5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.


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Everything You Need To Know About Geography

Geography is the study of the world, its people and the landscapes they create.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012

Event Notices From March 7

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

Round Island Light in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks $300M For Great Lakes Cleanup

President Barack Obama is requesting $300 million to continue funding a wide-ranging Great Lakes environmental cleanup program in the 2013 fiscal year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2012

Farm Testing Site at MSU Student Organic Farm, 2009 State Competition (Credit: Michigan Association of Conservation Districts)

Annual Environmental Competition Seeks Students

The 2012 Michigan Envirothon is seeking high school students to participate in the outdoor environmental competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

HR Notices From December 12

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, groups and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011

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NRC: Fermi 3 Plant Poses No Environmental Threat

The NRC’s staff has released a report for public comment on its analysis of plans for the Fermi 3 plant. The complex is near Monroe and Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

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From Green to Yellow: The Transformation of Leaves

As you take that fall foliage tour in northern Michigan or simply rake leaves in your yard, start a family discussion about why the leaves change from green to red, yellow and orange.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Lake Michigan (istockphoto)

Group Says Michigan Vulnerable To Effects Of Climate Change

Michigan is among 16 states named by an environmental group as “most likely” to experience serious flooding and other problems over the next several decades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2011