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Study: No Long-Term Health Effects Of Kalamazoo River Spill

There are no long-term health effects of submerged oil from last year’s spill in southern Michigan’s Kalamazoo River, a new study from the state says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011


Who Should Help Reduce U.S. Dependence On Oil?

About once a decade, there’s a big fight to force car companies to do more to reduce our dependence on oil. But what about all the other industries that use oil?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

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Submerged Oil A Challenge At Michigan Spill Site

Oil that has settled at the bottom of the Kalamazoo River is the largest cleanup challenge remaining from a southern Michigan spill of more than 800,000 gallons that occurred nearly a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Gas Prices Rise Just Before Holiday Weekend

Just in time for July 4th, gas prices are up around 20 cents a gallon in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2011

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Levin: Oil Companies Don’t Deserve Tax Breaks

The U.S. Senate has failed to come up with enough votes to pass a bill repealing $2 billion in tax breaks for the five biggest oil companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Debbie Stabenow (File photo)

Sen. Stabenow Targets 5 Oil Companies To End Taxpayer Subsidies

Stabenaw was at a Southfield gas station Friday, throwing her support behind a bill that will eliminate tax subsidies to the five most profitable oil companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2011

eneral Motors Flint Assembly Plant (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

GM To Raise Car Prices Due To Oil, Metal Costs

GM said Monday it will raise car and truck prices by an average of $123 per vehicle to make up for its increased oil and metal costs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2011

It could be a choice between spending on Easter or gas this season. (iStockPhoto)

Gas Or Easter Baskets? Economics May Come Into Play This Season

You’re paying about $1.10 more a gallon at the gas pump than you were a year ago. Will you spend less on Easter as a result?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2011

Pain Growing At The Pump

Prices at the pump have steadily risen, and oil analyst Patrick DeHaan says drivers won’t get a break anytime soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2011

A scanning electron microscopy image of the carbon nanotube-coated filter. For comparison, the inset is bare stainless steel mesh.

New Filter Technology From Michigan Tech

Water and oil may not mix, but, like two boxers nearing the end of the final round, they can get awfully tangled up. Now, Michigan Technological University scientists Yoke Khin Yap and Jaroslaw Drelich have created a filter that separates the two substances as quickly and cleanly as a ref breaking up a clinch.





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