In her inaugural State of the City Address, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss laid out a number of ambitious goals regarding environmental sustainability. One year later, she has held true to her word and made bounds toward these goals. Environmental sustainability remains a top priority in her role as Mayor. […]
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I wasn’t necessarily expecting to be enlightened by observing a class of ten-year-olds participating in WMEAC’s Teach for the Watershed program, but I was wrong. When a young girl, a fifth-grade student at West Ottawa, confessed the nickname for the over-polluted Lake Macatawa was, nobody snickered. She spoke shyly, “Lake […]
Over 11,200 solar panels began soaking up sun this past spring on Grand Valley State University’s (GVSU) main campus. GVSU reached an agreement in October of 2015 with Consumers Energy to become a part of their Community Solar Garden program, Michigan’s largest community solar project to date. June 10, 2016 marked the completion and commencement of GVSU’s Solar Garden.
Brewery Vivant is the apex of sustainability and good business. Sustainability is a core value built into the company’s philosophy from the ground up—from when their doors first opened nearly six years ago. It took patience, ambitious goals, and several rounds of trial and error to get to where they […]
Two oil pipelines collectively known as Line 5 are currently pumping 23 million gallons of oil and propane daily under the most volatile and critical region of the Great Lakes: the Straits of Mackinac. But is it safe?
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