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21 Feb 2018

Issues of the Environment

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    Issues Of The Environment: Road Salt Making U.S. Lakes Saltier, Washtenaw County Monitoring Salinity

    Road crews have worked extra hard this month to keep roads clear of ice and snow, but the extensive salt use may be damaging Michigan's lakes and streams. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's Patrick Campion speaks to Ric Lawson, watershed planner for the Huron River Watershed Council, about how to remedy this situation.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: Ann Arbor Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2035

    In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair welcomes 5th Ward Ann Arbor City Council member Chip Smith to discuss the recent resolution to power 100% of the city's municipal government operations with clean and renewable energy sources by 2035.

  • Posted on 07 Feb 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: The State Of Researching Sustainable Vehicle Technologies

    The North American International Auto Show is underway in Detroit, and automakers have used this to announce major developments in advancing cleaner automotive technology. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Anna Stefanopoulou , Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Research Center Director at the University of Michigan, about what she thinks about these developments.

  • Posted on 24 Jan 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: BPS And BPA In Store Receipts

    When people go shopping, they usually take home a receipt. But did you know those receipts could be hazardous to your health? In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's Patrick Campion speaks to Lauren Olson, Science Campaign Director for Healthy Stuff at the Ecology Center, about the discovery of dangerous chemicals found in store receipts.

  • Posted on 17 Jan 2018

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    Issues Of The Environment: Seeking Air Quality Improvement In Southeast Michigan

    The federal government plans to end the Clean Power Plan, and that may have negative consequences on the environment. In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair talks to Kindra Weid, Coalition Coordinator for MI Air MI Health, about how Southeast Michigan's air quality could be impacted by this executive action.

  • Posted on 10 Jan 2018

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