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EPA Approves Kalamazoo Startup’s Spider-Based Insecticide

Spiders have been doing a very efficient job of killing insects for millennia. Now, a Kalamazoo company has federal approval to borrow spiders’ natural chemistry as an insecticide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

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Macomb County Gets $1M For Brownfield Redevelopment Loans

The Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development has been awarded a $1 million grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to create a Revolving Loan Fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

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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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FEV Takes Energy Star Challenge To Save Energy, Protect Environment

FEV, Inc., a developer of advanced powertrain and vehicle technologies, announced that it has taken the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge in a step toward improving energy efficiency and protecting the environment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

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Annis Water Resources Institute Gets $250k Grant For Outreach, Education

Researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute will be able to continue extensive Great Lakes education and outreach programs through 2014 after receiving a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

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Officials Investigate Mid-Michigan Gasoline Leak

City officials, environmental regulators and a company are investigating a gasoline leak that apparently came from a tank at mid-Michigan gas station earlier this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011

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Whirlpool Gets Highest Energy Star Rating

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) Monday was awarded the 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

03/14/2011

Oil Pipeline Leak Slowing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the leak from an oil pipeline outside Chicago appears to be slowing.

09/11/2010

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