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Electric vehicle supporters say the cars provide environmental benefits to everyone in the community by reducing fossil fuel use.  A new partnership is promoting plug in car use.


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Overview

On May 6th, voters in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Ypsilanti Township will weigh in on a ballot proposal for new 0.7 mill property tax to pay for expanded public transportation services, primarily AAATA busing.

Ecology Center

Weighing the pros and cons of incentive-based energy programs.  David Wright is the Clean Energy Program Director at the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

A recent study found 85 percent of couches tested contained toxic chemicals that are linked to cancer.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on local efforts to make couches safer.