Techniques, initiatives, education and planning


West Michigan companies rate as 'Best for the World'

June 22, 2018
Four West Michigan companies have been recognized as some of the “Best for the World.” Read More

Ford airport reports first results of groundwater testing

June 21, 2018
The initial results of groundwater testing are in at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Partners plan $24M apartment building

June 20, 2018
A pair of partners are planning to transform an urban brownfield site in the region into a $24-million mixed-use development. Read More

Nonprofit opens fundraising campaign for 121-acre nature area

June 15, 2018
A nonprofit is launching the public phase of a fundraising campaign to restore an ex-golf course back to nature. Read More

County: Pros need permit to shoot photos or videos in parks

June 15, 2018
A county in the region will begin requiring special permits for commercial photographers and videographers who shoot in parks. Read More

Utility releases plan for 'cleaner energy future'

June 14, 2018
A utility that serves West Michigan will phase out its remaining coal-fired power plants and rely increasingly on renewable power sources and efficiency to provide electricity, executives said. Read More

Spirits maker clashes with village over wastewater

June 8, 2018
| By AP
A distillery in the region may move if the village where it is located orders the company to stop releasing byproduct containing chemicals into the sewage system. Read More

Kellogg releases corporate responsibility report

June 7, 2018
A food maker in the region has published its 10th report detailing the progress on its global commitments. Read More

Clean fuel pumps $18.8B into state’s economy

Clean Fuels Michigan report states clean mobility sector contributes over 69,000 direct and indirect jobs.

June 1, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A statewide report on clean fuel technology in automobiles said the “clean mobility” sector contributes $18.8 billion to the Michigan economy each year, generating over $700 million in state and local taxes. Read More

Wege Prize names winners

May 28, 2018
The winners of a locally based global competition have designs on changing the world. Read More