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EPA Will Spend $6M Hiring Unemployed For Clean-Up Projects

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2011

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Michigan Tech Research Institute Wins EPA Grant to Map Harmful Algal Blooms

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2011

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Federal Gov’t Gives Grant To Clean Up Lake Erie

The federal government is giving out $4.5 million to clean up Lake Erie.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

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Kalamazoo Life Sciences Firm Gets EPA Contract, Will Add Jobs

KALAMAZOO — CeeTox Inc., a Kalamazoo-based life sciences company, has been awarded a contract with a maximum value of $25.9 million over a year — with four additional one-year options, bringing the total possible award to $129.6 million […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

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EPA Takes Public Comment On 10 Mile Drain Clean Up Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to share details of a temporary plan to contain and clean up PCB contamination at the 10 Mile drain in St. Clair Shores.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

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State Of The Air: Improving Though Still Polluted

Michigan residents continue to breathe dangerous levels of air pollution, despite positive nationwide trends toward cleaner air.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2011

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EPA Picks AVL To Set Auto Electrification Standards

AVL, the German auto engineering company with its North American headquarters in Plymouth, announced that it has been chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency for a critical, industry-changing initiative related to fuel economy and establishing electrification standards for hybrid and electric vehicles.

04/07/2011

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SEMCOG: Southeast Michigan Air Quality Has Improved

For the second straight year, air quality in Southeast Michigan has improved, according to data collected at air monitoring stations throughout the region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

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EPA Selects AVL for Critical Automotive Emissions Testing Initiative

AVL, the German automotive powertrain engineering company with North American operations in Plymouth, has been awarded a contract by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for critical automotive emissions testing to take place at the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor.

03/24/2011

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Whirlpool Gets Highest Energy Star Rating

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) Monday was awarded the 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

03/14/2011

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