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EPA Announces Removal of Two Toxic Hotspots on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan from Binational List (HQ)

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CHICAGO ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Grea...

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on Oct 30, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Detroit Electric Reveals Ne...

Detroit Electric Reveals New Fastback Design for the SP:01 Electric Sports Car

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Detroit Electric has revealed the final exterior design of its electric two-seater sports car, the SP:01. What will be the world's fastest production electric car upon release now features a new fastback coupe design. Back in 2013, the SP:01 was revealed

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on Oct 29, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Wolf hunt up for vote on Mi...

Wolf hunt up for vote on Michigan s November ballot

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Does the state of Michigan need a wolf hunt? Voters will get the chance to weigh in.

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on Oct 29, 2014 at 08:20 AM

GM To Build More Chevy Volt Parts In Michigan

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GM announced that it will build its second-generation electric drive unit in Warren, Michigan to bring the domestic content of the Chevy Volt above 70%The post GM To Build More Chevy Volt Parts In Michigan appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 28, 2014 at 06:20 PM

Detroit Electric SP:01 Revealed In Production Form

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The Detroit Electric SP:01 has been revealed (again) with an altered-but-still-obviously-Lotus look. Can this Tesla clone pick up where Elon Musk left off?The post Detroit Electric SP:01 Revealed In Production Form appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 28, 2014 at 04:20 PM
Deja vu all over again: Mic...

Deja vu all over again: Michigan auto dealers sneakily try to lock Tesla out of the state

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When the incumbents do everything in their power to keep you out of the market, rather than try to compete with you directly on the merit of their products, you know you're on to something.

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 08:20 AM
Detroit Electric Cars Get T...

Detroit Electric Cars Get Teased as Production Nears

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The message that you should get from the video, above, is clear: Despite the fact that the cars are built on an increasingly aging Lotus Elise platform with roots in the 1990s, the fact that they’re being built in Holland, and the fact that their primary market seems to be Korea, the Detroit Electric CarThe post Detroit Electric Cars Get Teased as Production Nears appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 19, 2014 at 05:51 AM
Michigan Poised to Start Ba...

Michigan Poised to Start Banning Tesla Sales

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Michigan just passed a bill in state legislature that essentially bans Tesla from selling cars within the state. HB 5606 prohibits vehicle manufacturers from selling cars directly to consumers. The language creating the ban was added to the bill at the last

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on Oct 18, 2014 at 06:23 AM
Detroit Electric To Bring 3...

Detroit Electric To Bring 300 EVs To Korean Island

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Detroit Electric has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Korea’s Jeju Island to provide 300 electric vehicles to the zero emissions zone islandThe post Detroit Electric To Bring 300 EVs To Korean Island appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 15, 2014 at 03:20 PM
Michigan toddler dies from ...

Michigan toddler dies from enterovirus strain

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A Michigan girl is the second child to die this year in the U.S. from the virus.

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on Oct 13, 2014 at 01:21 AM