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Grand Rapids area is among worst in the state for ozone levels.
LANSING — Stricter new smog limits by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may improve air quality, but some regions of Michigan have a long way to go to meet it, according to an air quality advocacy group. Read More
It will spend more than $2B to reduce air pollution.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers Energy reached a major settlement in federal court in September with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice that will require the utility to spend more than $2 billion upgrading equipment to reduce air pollution at its coal-fired plants. Read More
The Office of Energy and Sustainability is planning to issue an RFQ/RFP.
A combined RFQ-RFP will hopefully be issued by the city of Grand Rapids by late October to start the process of finding qualified solar energy developers willing to submit bids for a proposed generating facility on the city-owned former Butterworth landfill site. Read More
As part of its ongoing green initiatives, Meijer Inc. said it has utilized innovative technology to improve fuel efficiency in its fleet, resulting in a 60 percent reduction in the company’s carbon footprint since it first began implementing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2010 near-zero emissions standards three years ago. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has $9.5 million to distribute for Great Lakes projects and is looking for takers. Read More
TRAVERSE CITY — An environmental group is suing the federal government, seeking tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways, including the Great Lakes. Read More