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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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Michigan Ranks 7th Worst State For Toxic Air Pollution From Power Plants

Michigan is the seventh worst state in the nation when it comes to exposing residents to toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants, according to an analysis released by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Chevy Volt electric vehicles and Opel Amperas come off the line at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant October 11, 2011 in Hamtramck, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Study Claims Fuel Efficiency Drives Auto Industry Hiring Rebound

With the launch of new federal vehicle fuel economy rules a week away, the American auto industry has grown by nearly a quarter million jobs (236,600) since June 2009 when the auto industry hit bottom, according to a new report available from DrivingGrowth.org.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Report: Great Lakes Parks Already Suffering From Climate Disruption

A new reports says 5 Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures and eroding shorelines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2011