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The 'I Will Act On Climate' tour. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Developing Clean Energy For Jobs And Climate Focus Of Environmental Tour

The tour, with an EPA regional director and environmentalist on board, is urging the use and development of clean energy and setting federal climate change standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

Government Expands Urban Waters Effort To Grand Rapids

“Restoring these waterways is not only important for improving the water that we all depend on, but for spurring economic growth and creating recreational opportunities in these communities as well,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

Biomass-burning cookstoves cause poor air quality, health hazards in many countries around the world. Michigan Tech photo.

Two Michigan Tech Teams Take Sustainable Designs to Washington, DC

Two interdisciplinary teams from Michigan Technological University are competing in the EPA’s annual Sustainable Design Expo — one to improve the world’s air by improving biomass cookstoves, the other to improve treatment of potentially deadly aluminum processing waste.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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Court: EPA Can Stop Some Power Plant Modifications

Government regulators can try to halt construction projects at power plants if they think the companies didn’t properly calculate whether the changes would increase air pollution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, marking the latest twist in a decades-long fight over the Clean Air Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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 Orders Dredging To Remove Kalamazoo River Oil

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Enbridge Inc. to dredge sections of the Kalamazoo River to remove sediments tainted by oil from a massive spill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

01/01/2013

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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

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FEV Takes Energy Star Challenge To Save Energy, Protect Environment

FEV, Inc., a developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced that it has taken the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge in a step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

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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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