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Southwest Detroiters Demand Marathon Oil Buy Their Homes: ‘Our Kids Can’t Live In This Kind Of Mess’

A small, but vocal, group of southwest Detroit homeowners is demanding that Marathon buy them out of the neighborhood.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2015

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Michigan Rep. Says Congress Should Oppose Canada’s Nuclear Waste Plan Near Lake Huron

Rep. Dan Kildee said the country should find a site farther away from the Great Lakes, the world’s largest body of surface fresh water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2015

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Melting Snow Causing Manure Mess On Roads, Properties Surrounding Farm

The melting created a stream of manure that flowed over a road and into ditches and neighboring properties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Scientists: Great Lakes Teeming With Tiny Plastic Fibers

There’s also a chance that fibers are in drinking water piped from the lakes, scientists said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2015

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Holiday Makers Leave Trail Of Trash Along Beach In Traverse City

Pop bottles, paper products, even the remains of full cases of beer litter the grounds of an otherwise beautiful beach.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2014

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Study Links Environmental Toxins As Risk Factor For Autism

There’s more evidence environmental pollution might be a risk factor for autism.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2014

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Mich. Beachgoers Lost 755 Days To Pollution In ’12

A common cause for beach closings is the presence of bacteria from human or animal feces.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

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Court: EPA Can Stop Some Power Plant Modifications

Government regulators can try to halt construction projects at power plants if they think the companies didn’t properly calculate whether the changes would increase air pollution, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, marking the latest twist in a decades-long fight over the Clean Air Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

US Court Sides With EPA In Michigan Pollution Case

A federal appeals court says government regulators can take action when they fear a power company construction project might significantly increase air pollution, without waiting to see if they were right.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

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