Environmental Protection Agency

Lake Erie (istock)

EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2012


NCMS to Present Advanced Tools for Sustainable Manufacturing

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences announced Thursday that it has completed a six-year, $3.3 million collaborative program with the United States Environmental Protection Agency called “The Sustainable Product Initiative.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012


Clean Energy Coalition Seeks Diesel Fleets That Want To Get Cleaner

The Clean Energy Coalition is now assembling a large proposal for the Environmental Protecction Agency and is seeking partnerships with entities that own and operate diesel fleets in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012


ITC Recognized by EPA For Reducing Emissions Of Greenhouse Gas

NOVI — ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) last week announced that it has won the SF6 Team Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its continued commitment to SF6 emission reductions. The […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012


Chrysler Group Launches Second Phase of PHEV Minivan Project

The data-collection phase of Chrysler Group LLC’s plug-in hybrid minivan project begins in earnest with the completion of the demonstration fleet’s deployment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012

(Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Terry Johnston)

3-Mile Segment Of Kalamazoo River Reopens

A stretch of the Kalamazoo River reopened for public use Wednesday for the first time since a massive oil spill fouled the southern Michigan waterway in July 2010, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012


200 Waste Containers Being Removed From Mill Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says about 200 drums and bins of waste found at the site of a former paper mill in Otsego will be removed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

Dearborn City Hall

Dearborn Gets EPA Sustainability Grant

Dearborn is among just eight communities in America that will receive free neighborhood design consultation in 2012 from Global Green USA with the help of a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2012

S.S. Badger (Credit: Flickr/Matthew276)

Federal Panel OKs Historic Designation For Ferry

A federal panel on Wednesday endorsed the designation of a coal-burning Lake Michigan ferryboat as a national historic landmark, a defeat for opponents unhappy with the vessel’s practice of dumping waste ash into the lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

S.S. Badger (Credit: Flickr/Matthew276)

Ferry Supporters Seek Coal Ash Dumping Exemption

A provision approved by the U.S. House would allow the nation’s last coal-powered steamship to continue dumping waste ash into Lake Michigan after a grace period ends next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011




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