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Deadly bat disease found in Wisconsin, Michigan: wildlife officials

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

(Reuters) - Bats in Wisconsin and Michigan have been infected with a disease that has killed millions of the mosquito-eating mammals elsewhere in the U.S. and could have a detrimental impact on farming and forestry, wildlife officials said on Thursday.

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on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:52 PM
Detroit Electric Set to Beg...

Detroit Electric Set to Begin Production (Really)

(via gas2.org)

I know it's April Fools' Day, but this news came out of Holland yesterday: it looks like Detroit Electric is set to begin production of its Lotus Elise-based SP:01 roadster!The post Detroit Electric Set to Begin Production (Really) appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Apr 02, 2014 at 03:25 AM
Harrison lifts Wildcats to ...

Harrison lifts Wildcats to 75-72 win over Michigan

(via news.yahoo.com)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky and its freshmen to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.

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on Mar 30, 2014 at 11:50 PM

BP Lake Michigan Oil Spill: Did Tar Sands Spill into the Great Lake?

(via www.desmogblog.com)

Is it conventional crude or tar sands? That is the question. And it's one with high stakes, to boot. The BP Whiting refinery in Indiana spilled between 470 and 1228 gallons of oil (or is it tar sands?) into Lake Michigan on March 24 and four days later no one really knows for sure what type of crude it was. Most signs, however, point to tar sands. The low-hanging fruit: the refinery was recentl...

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on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM

BP Spills Tar Sands, or Heavy Crude Oil, into Lake Michigan

(via gas2.org)

BP has proven itself to be a menace to the public health and safety yet again by spilling thousands of gallons of heavy crude tar sands into Lake MichiganThe post BP Spills Tar Sands, or Heavy Crude Oil, into Lake Michigan appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Mar 30, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Southeast Michigan Receives Two EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants (MI)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

DETROIT - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1.25 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Southeast Michigan to improve water quality in the Great Lakes. EPA Region 5 Administrator / Great Lakes Natio...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Oil spills into Lake Michigan from BP refinery

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

(Reuters) - An unknown amount of oil leaked from BP Plc's Whiting refinery in Indiana into Lake Michigan after a mechanical glitch on Monday afternoon, the company confirmed on Tuesday.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:54 PM

BP raises Lake Michigan oil spill estimate; Senators request meeting

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More oil than previously thought may have leaked into Lake Michigan this week from BP Plc's Indiana refinery, the company said on Thursday, after two U.S. Senators requested a meeting with the British oil major.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:51 PM
Michigan Wolves Don't Need ...

Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Originally published at ASPCA.orgMichigan's wolves, once reduced to less than a handful by the 1970s, are now squarely in the crosshairs of eager hunters and politicians hoping to destroy as many as they can under a thin -- and sometimes fictional -- justification of threats to livestock and humans. Before we take lethal aim at these relatively defenseless and innocent animals, there's good ca...

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on Feb 18, 2014 at 02:50 AM
Detroit: Beauty in the ruin...

Detroit: Beauty in the ruins for some, anger for others

(via news.yahoo.com)

People from all over the world have descended on Detroit to explore and photograph its empty buildings, but locals worry the obsession over "ruin porn" could hurt the city's image as it navigates its way out of bankruptcy.

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on Feb 14, 2014 at 05:22 PM