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Techniques, initiatives, education and planning
Programs for former prisoners and those on welfare are successful.
Since its beginnings 40 years ago, Cascade Engineering has operated on the belief that it could be a successful business and good to its employees at the same time. Read More
Project headed by Williams & Works encountered the snuffbox mussel.
The project wasn’t exactly like what Grand Rapids Whitewater wants to do in downtown Grand Rapids, but the work that Williams & Works — a local civil engineering, planning and surveying firm — recently completed in Ionia had two similarities. Read More
MAREC client has applied for patents for its innovative solar panel.
A business incubator client at Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center has developed a solar panel that addresses one of the major limitations of solar energy. Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied Enbridge Inc.'s request for a 10-month extension of its deadline for dredging sections of the Kalamazoo River, polluted by an 800,000-gallon-plus oil pipeline leak in 2010. Read More
Business group that includes Herman Miller fights to buy electricity on open market.
Energy Choice Now, a group formed in 2010 to fight for restoration of the right to buy electricity on the grid from other than state-specified utilities, is attacking a series of reports jointly issued in November by the director of the Michigan Energy Office and chairman of the Michigan Public Service Commission. Read More
A local university won bragging rights recently when it took second place in the national Game Day Challenge in the waste minimization category. Read More
The Forest Heroes Campaign delivered petitions to Kellogg Co. last week encouraging a “Michigan institution that champions the values of social responsibility and sustainability that Michiganders hold dear” to continue to seek alternatives to using palm oil. Read More