Environment

Published April 19, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Hazon Detroit is participating in an initiative to help make “going green” easier for residents.

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Published April 15, 2021

METRO DETROIT — Not all wipes are disposable, even if packages claim otherwise.

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Published April 9, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — The city of Farmington Hills was recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2020 Tree City USA community in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

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Published April 6, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights was recently recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation for its canopy restoration efforts, earning it the status of “Tree City USA.” But its efforts are far from over when it comes to replacing trees lost to construction and other causes.

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Published April 3, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Dana Dugger has been fighting the good fight for years. A longtime resident near the Clinton River Spillway, Dugger has been at the forefront of preserving the habitat from economic development.

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Published March 22, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights recently showed it was in the mood to harbor more arbor.

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Published March 18, 2021

DETROIT — Through a coordinated effort by the Belle Isle Nature Center and the Detroit Zoo, a new wildlife tracking system has been installed that will help researchers learn more about the wildlife of the Great Lakes.

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Published March 10, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS/SHORES — Federal aid, if it can be approved, could end up paving the way for desperately needed repair to the crumbling Lake St. Clair seawall in Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Shores.

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Published March 9, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy is warning residents of fire hazards that can result from batteries — in particular, the improper disposal of lithium-ion batteries.

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Published February 11, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak City Commission tasked staff in July with inventorying greenhouse gas emissions in the city to establish a baseline, and on Jan. 25, unanimously approved a resolution committing the city to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 while striving to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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Published February 10, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Nothing definitive is in the can yet, but Sterling Heights City Council members talked about the future of recycling at a recent meeting.

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Published February 8, 2021

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GROSSE POINTE SHORES/ST. CLAIR SHORES — A feasibility study this spring at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House could lead to a more natural restoration of the shoreline.

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Published February 6, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Members of the Macomb County Public Works Department proposed a new plan to keep treated sewage water from being dumped into Lake St. Clair.

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Published February 6, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton River is one of three southeastern Michigan rivers being studied to help improve water quality and wastewater treatment in the region.

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Published February 4, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — It has been more than five years since Sterling Heights resident David Lomasney made a decision that changed not only the course of his life, but possibly thousands of others.

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Published February 3, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — It may seem like Oakland Township officials are playing with fire this spring, but according to township Natural Areas Stewardship Manager Ben VanderWeide, the upcoming park blazes are quite intentional. 

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Published January 25, 2021

FERNDALE/PLEASANT RIDGE — Following in the footsteps of Berkley and Huntington Woods, the government bodies of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge have approved a settlement agreement for a class action lawsuit in regard to the 2014 and 2017 Oakland County floods.

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Published January 16, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Electric vehicles may not yet be common — especially for personal use — but they are expected to occupy a larger segment of the automotive market in the years to come.

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Published January 8, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A 2003 Roseville High School graduate is sharing his life-changing experience of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Published December 21, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — While it is often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can also be one of the most wasteful.

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