The government agency recently made a call for applications for the money, which will come from the Obama administration’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
There was more support than opposition as government regulators came to Detroit to hear about the impact of new fuel economy standards that will hit 54.5 miles per gallon in 2025.
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.
The hybrid and electric truck powertrain developer Azure Dynamics Corp. (OTC: AZDDF) announced that its Transit Connect Electric van was rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the third most fuel efficient vehicle for 2012.
City officials, environmental regulators and a company are investigating a gasoline leak that apparently came from a tank at mid-Michigan gas station earlier this year.
The U.S. EPA has approved a permit for a new company to resume operations at two hazardous waste injection wells in Romulus.
The $2.2 million U.S. EPA grants will be used to eliminate the source of e-coli that impacts and causes the closure of many beaches, weed management, reduce toxins in the water and reduce the impact of storm water on Metro Beaches.
Congress has appropriated $775 million over the past two years for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a wide-ranging plan to improve the region’s environmental health.
The Michigan Tech Research Institute in Ann Arbor has been named the recipient of a $281,612 grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to map the location and extent of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes.
The federal government is giving out $4.5 million to clean up Lake Erie.