Auto Pollution – Resource Reflection

The longer I drive the size and quality of the road varies. However, I have been on the same road for about four hours. There are hundreds of thousands of roads in the United States. How many resources does it take to make these roads?

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The End of the 3,000 Mile Beer?

For Environmental Sustainability

Brew Local to Be Sustainable With energy resources becoming the global concern that it is, will beer disappear? First I will answer that with a NO. However, it will be more likely that the beer I drink may be a home brew as opposed to a Molson, Coors, or PBR. I give you this scenario … Read more The End of the 3,000 Mile Beer?

DTE to Close Harbor Beach Power Plant – Cite Thumb Loop and Pollution Rules

ThumbWind Archive

Story from 2012 – DTE officials announced on that it plans to suspend operations of the Michigan Coal Powered Plant at Harbor Beach as soon as August 2013. The Huron Daily Tribune in Bad Axe says the decision results from federal emission standards that take effect in 2015. Russ Pogats is director of DTE Energy’s … Read more DTE to Close Harbor Beach Power Plant – Cite Thumb Loop and Pollution Rules

Bill Would Allow Beach Grooming But May Threaten Right to Walk Along the Shore

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Beach Walking Threatened? Senate Bill 1052 would let beach owners groom their beaches without requiring a permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. This ability has been a goal of groups such as Save our Shoreline who have been fighting to regain control over beach areas on behalf of waterfront owners for 12 years. … Read more Bill Would Allow Beach Grooming But May Threaten Right to Walk Along the Shore