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Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes Funds

The effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2013

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Local Livonia Dean Foods Plant Achieves Energy Star

The Livonia Country Fresh foods plant of Dean Foods has met the requirements of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge for Industry, reducing its “energy intensity” 12.1 percent, company officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

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FEV Study Finds Significant Weight Loss Possible For Cars

FEV Inc., a developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced hat it has completed a Phase 2 Light-Duty Vehicle Mass Reduction and Cost Analysis Study under contract to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

The Grand Valley State University Annis Water Research Institute in Muskegon

Grand Valley’s Water Institute Gets Grant To Restore Parts Of Muskegon River

Researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute have been awarded a grant for about $85,000 by the federal Environmental Protection Agency to help restore portions of the Muskegon River watershed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2012

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EPA Finds Hyundai, Kia Overstated Gas Mileage

The Environmental Protection Agency says Hyundai and Kia have been overstating the gas mileage on most of their models from the past three years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012

Oil clings to plants along the Kalamazoo River after an oil spill of approximately 840,000 gallons of crude oil July 28, 2010 in Marshall. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

EPA: More Cleanup Needed In 2010 Enbridge Spill

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Kalamazoo River system requires more cleanup work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

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EPA Funds Projects To Battle Invasive Species In Great Lakes

The United States Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday announced 21 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling nearly $8 million for projects to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes basin, including the much-feared Asian carp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

2013 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion Certified As America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Midsize Sedan

It’s official — the Environmental Protection Agency has certified the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid at 47 mpg for both city and highway driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012

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

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MTU, MSU Get Grants To Study Extreme Weather’s Effects

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is funding more than $1 million in research on extreme weather by scientists at Michigan Technological University and Michigan State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

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