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Earth Day (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?

For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.

04/08/2015

The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Melting Snow Causing Manure Mess On Roads, Properties Surrounding Farm

The melting created a stream of manure that flowed over a road and into ditches and neighboring properties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

Fracking (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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

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