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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Environmental Chief Visiting Gratiot County Site

Michigan’s top environmental regulator is visiting a highly contaminated industrial site in Gratiot County where state and federal officials are overseeing a cleanup.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

U.S. Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) , 87, the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history, announces his retirement at a luncheon February 24, 2014 in Southgate, Michigan. Dingell began serving in Congress in 1955, taking over the seat his father vacated. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Dingell Learns About Kardashians, Left With More Questions

What’s a Kardashian? A errant Tweet led to a moment of enlightenment for U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who is still left with questions.

CBS Detroit–07/22/2014

A worker installs a new LED street light in Detroit. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Department Of Energy: LED Lighting Could Save Detroit Over $1 Million Annually

The Department of Energy’s Detroit Liaison Kerry Duggan said that one thing the city is doing to conserve energy is installing advanced lighting across the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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Ford Downgrades Fuel Economy Of Six Vehicles

Fuel economy rankings cut 1-7 mpg for hybrid Fusion, MKZ and C-Max, as well as most trims of 2014 Fiesta.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2014

RV Chippewa

EPA Calls CMU Research ‘Critical’ To Great Lakes’ Health

Great Lakes research, restoration, conservation and the lakes’ economic impact highlighted discussions today at a symposium sponsored by Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

Oil seeps past a boom on a river. (Getty Images) FILE

BP Refinery Leak Spills 500 Gallons Of Crude Into Lake Michigan

British Petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana released 500 gallons of crude Monday night after a leak went undetected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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EPA Approves Kalamazoo Startup’s Spider-Based Insecticide

Spiders have been doing a very efficient job of killing insects for millennia. Now, a Kalamazoo company has federal approval to borrow spiders’ natural chemistry as an insecticide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

2013 Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta With 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Sets Non-Hybrid MPG Mark

The new Ford Fiesta equipped with the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will be America’s most fuel-efficient non-hybrid, gasoline-powered car with a certified 45 mpg rating on the highway, topping Honda Fit by 12 mpg and Toyota Yaris by 8 mpg on the highway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

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