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Group Looks To Expand Plastic Bottle Bill To Include ‘New Age’ Drinks

Members of the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan or PIRGIM, want to see an expansion of Michigan’s bottle bill to include non-carbonated beverages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Fermi 2 - Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Group: Nuclear Power Too Risky For Water Supply

A local group is raising concerns about a potential risk to our drinking water from nuclear power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

Meghan Hess, Program Associate - PIRGIM discusses potentially dangerous toys and how even though they may be deemed okay for young children, if they fit into the small test tube (or a toilet paper roll), they can still become a choking hazard. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Annual Toy Safety Report Highlights Hazards

Consumer advocates are out with a holiday season warning about some toys that could be dangerous to children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Report Warns Parents About Toxic Toys

As holiday shoppers prepare to fulfill their children’s gift lists, the Public Interest Research Group In Michigan released their 25th annual “Trouble In Toyland” report that highlighted dangerous and toxic toys that can still be found in […]



Report: High-Speed Rail Will Boost Economy

Advocates for high-speed rail service say a midwest rail network could create 58,000 jobs.