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A Detroit Agency Combines Social Services and Sustainability

Trump stands by Great Lakes funding cut in budget sent to Congress

Flying the Sustainable Skies and Quiet, Clean Cars

GO GREEN – GO DETROIT! SB '17 Detroit May 22-25

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A Detroit Agency Combines Social Services and Sustainability
- by Mary Ellen Geist

It turns out creating products from recycled materials can not only help save the earth, it can help non-profits make money to help house the homeless and feed the hungry. Ed…

Trump stands by Great Lakes funding cut in budget sent to Congress
- by Gary Wilson

EPA says no impaired status for Lake Erie; Inspector General critical of EPA management The Trump administration released its final budget this week and there was no backing down from a March draft budget that eliminated $300 million for the Great Lakes. The $300 million…

Flying the Sustainable Skies and Quiet, Clean Cars
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Day Two of SB2017 in Detroit If this Sustainable Brands conference is any indication, the transportation industry is transforming to meet the needs not only of a more environmentally conscious consumer, but of millennials who have very different attitudes toward transportation than their parents do.…

“Complacency is the greatest threat to the Great Lakes” – Cameron Davis at IAGLR 2017 in Detroit
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Fiery words from a former Senior EPA Advisor who spoke at the 60th Annual International Association for Great Lakes Research at Detroit’s Cobo Hall.  It was the largest IAGLR conference in…

$20 million grant for U of M Great Lakes research
- by Gary Wilson

Scientific research of the Great Lakes was bolstered this week when the University of Michigan was awarded a $20 million federal grant to focus on sustainable management of the lakes. The grant came from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and will fund the work…

“Failings” on Flint water crisis should trigger a look in the mirror for environmental community, says Great Lakes Attorney
- by Gary Wilson

Demands for accountability over the Flint water crisis have reached far and wide. But one group has escaped scrutiny and needs to do some soul-searching, according to Detroit water attorney Noah Hall. “The environmental community has a lot of looking in the mirror to do…

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Are you a “Sustainable Sailor”?

Are you a “Sustainable Sailor”?

Are you a “Sustainable Sailor”? #SB2017Detroit isn’t just about bio fuels and recyclables to help re-tool transportation for cars, planes and trucks. It’s about sustainability on the water, too. Dow Corning’s Senior Sustainability Specialist Jennifer Princing says there’s an unusual…

- by Mary Ellen Geist
Mary Ellen Geist is reporting from SB ’17 Detroit

Mary Ellen Geist is reporting from SB ’17 Detroit

Mary Ellen Geist, Great Lakes bureau chief is reporting all week from the international gathering of Sustainable Brands in Detroit. Join the conversation at #SB17Detroit. Check out the coverage and the live stream.

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