A team of Wayne State University researchers are working on a technology that could quickly and significantly reduce the emission of mercury and other toxic substances by power plants into the Great Lakes basin.
The Ann Arbor City Council last week approved a required local match of a federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Grant, paving the way for the local nonprofit Clean Energy Coalition to launch a bike sharing program for Ann Arbor, beginning in April.
Drivers of flex-fuel vehicles now have more options for filling up their tanks,thanks to new E85 pumps recently installed at the Romulus BP gas station at 15024 Middlebelt Road.
Oakland County will receive a $600,000 federal grant to help local communities and developers determine if contaminated land can be reclaimed and redeveloped.
Michigan State University researchers will get $24.5 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development as part of a long-term effort to help developing nations find sustainable and secure food sources.
Testing at Lawrence Technological University on the limits of ultra-high-performance concrete could bring major changes to the way highway bridges are built in states with cold climates.
The Sleeping Bear Dunes is picking up a $100,000 federal grant, to expand a trail a little-under five miles.
The state expects to receive more than $800,000 to continue a project that provides food aid with a debit-style card. Michigan hopes to provide more than 10,000 students with a $60 monthly stipend.
On Jan. 3, the United States Department of Energy announced that it has awarded Novozymes and MBI International up to $2.5 million to develop new enzyme-based technologies to convert corn stover into sugars for subsequent conversion into biofuels.
The Detroit Wayne County Health Authority and the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine have wona $21 million, three-year grant to establish a teaching health center in Wayne County. The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration under the Affordable Care Act will involve post-graduate rotations through federally qualified health centers, free clinics, community mental health services, and other provider sites.