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First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Marathon Oil Company wants to expand its Detroit refinery to increase output capacity and to handle rough Canadian crude oil. Some environmentalists think the potential harm to the environment far outweighs any benefits the expansion may provide. Click on the audio icon to hear this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and special guest Lisa Goldstein, the Executive Director of Southwest Detroit Environmental Visions.