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What Will Michigan's Energy Future Look Like?

In his State of the State address this week, Governor Snyder said we need a long-term energy policy to tackle all the changes coming down the pipe.

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Companies Allowed to Secretly Drill Test Wells in Michigan

Residents of northern Michigan got a surprise last summer. They found out some drilling for oil and gas can be done confidentially. That unnerved some people in Emmet County, who now want their local government to do something about it.

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Trends with State Environmental Laws & Buying Time for Cherries

Many Michigan fruit farmers lost their crops three years ago after spring came early, and then a frost wiped them out. We’ll hear about a researcher who’s testing out a way to delay the spring bloom in a warm year. 

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Hybrids, Electrics and Low Gas Prices

We'll hear how automakers are marketing hybrid and electric vehicles in this time of low gas prices.

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Michigan Tech Researchers Prep for Winter Study

Scientists from Michigan Tech are getting ready to hang out in the bitter cold on Isle Royale to study wolves and moose.  It’s the 57th year of Winter Study. 

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