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Natural Resources Trust Fund recommends grant of $810,000 to help buy 170 acres.
The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board is recommending the Michigan Legislature fund 69 recreation development projects and land acquisitions in 2015, one of which is the purchase of 170 acres in Caledonia Township by Kent County for addition to an undeveloped park. Read More
Amway is adding another plaque to its wall of accolades for its work in the Asia-Pacific market. Read More
Waste haulers object to being ‘tax collectors.’
While Kent County commissioners move closer to a Dec. 18 vote on their latest plan for covering future “legacy” costs of three old county landfills, waste haulers are objecting to being tax collectors for the county government. Read More
College students living in the same residence hall will conduct research on the Macatawa watershed together next fall as part of a new STEM program funded by a Michigan foundation's $3-million gift. Read More
An appliance maker has won the Energy Star Emerging Technology Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for one of its new products. Read More
Other groups also are up in arms, alleging a power grab.
The incoming president of the Michigan Realtors organization has been busy this fall, calling upon many of its 24,000-plus members and supporters to let the Environmental Protection Agency and elected representatives in Washington know they are staunchly opposed to the EPA’s proposal to leave “navigable” out of a revision of the Clean Water Act. Read More