This week's Issues of the Environment presents part two of our series on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Washtenaw County. Our guest is Jim Peters, Operations Manager for Northstar Energy, and a representative for the Michigan Oil and Gas Producers Educational Foundation.
On this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, the first of two discussions on 'fracking', or hydraulic fracturing, in Washtenaw County. Our guest this week is John Callewaert, the Director of the Integrated Assessment Program for the University of Michigan's Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute.
The status and future of public transportation in Washtenaw County is the topic of this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest is Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Chair Yousef Rabhi.
Washtenaw County will soon surpass 10-thousand acres of land protected from development. Barry Lonik is President of Treemore Ecology and Land Services, and a long-time advocate for land preservation in the county. Lonik is our guest for February's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.
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.
Sustaining our food future through aquaculture. Jim Diana is a Professor of Fisheries and Aquaculture at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.
On any given day, we waste a lot of food, whether it's during preparation, after it hits our plates, or because it's gone bad in the refrigerator. Most of us probably don't think of this as an environmental issue, but it is.
January is radon awareness month. Washtenaw County environmental educator Angela Parsons is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. She explains the dangers of radon and why you might want to have your home tested for the cancer-causing gas.
What mode of holiday travel is best for the environment? Dr. John DiCicco has some answers. DiCicco is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, and a researcher at the UofM Energy Institute. He's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.
This month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU is an in-depth examination of Proposal 3 on the November 6th Michigan Ballot, more commonly known as the 25X25 proposal for renewable energy. The guests are Steve Transeth and Doug Jester. Transeth is a spokesperson for the group Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, which opposes proposal 3. Jester is a principal at the strategy and consulting firm 5-Lakes Energy. Jester speaks in favor of proposal 3.