Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has approved a resolution that cuts bus service in town in exchange for buying some time to put a regional transportation system in place. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say they believe toe drains, which are part of the Argo dam system, do not need repair before a decision on the dam's future is made. City council held a work sesson on the dam Tuesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – A new report says producing cleaner fuels in Michigan would have a variety of benefits, both environmental and economic. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring special guest Jason Frenzel, the volunteer coordinator of the second-annual homegrown festival to be held this weekend at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market.

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials are in favor of a proposal to increase the state's tobacco tax. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – The new school year brings a new superintendent and other changes to the Ypsilanti school district. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Dexter, MI – A pair of projects to improve water quality around the village of Dexter are moving forward, thanks to federal stimulus funds and a loan from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to September's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak, and special guest, state representative Rebekah Warren, who chairs the state house great lakes and environment committee.

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials now have another tool to try to spur economic development. The county board of commissioners voted Wednesday night to designate the entire county as a recovery zone. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – DTE Energy has a new program that should appeal to area residents interested in installing solar energy equipment, but who've been worried about the cost. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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