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PNS Daily Newscast - April 19, 2019 


A look at some of the big takeaways from the release of the redacted Mueller report. Also, on our Friday rundown: Iowa recovers from devastating floods and prepares for more. And, scallopers urged to minimize the threat to seagrass.

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Public News Service - MI: Climate Change/Air Quality

Ann Arbor, MI - With General Motors filing for bankruptcy and the future of the automaker dependent on its success in becoming a new GM, some say the end result could be a better future for both the economy and the environment. Zoe Lipman, Midwest regional senior manager for global warming at the N

Midland, MI - Environmentalists in Michigan have scored a victory with the news that LS Power is suspending development of a coal-fired power plant in Midland because of regulatory and economic uncertainties. Nancy Janoch of MidlandCARES, a group which supports clean air and renewable energy, says

Washington, DC - A new recovery plan for Detroit's General Motors (GM) is getting support from the nation's largest wildlife conservation organization, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). The group's president and CEO, Larry Schweiger, explains that GM's plan to develop advanced battery technolo

Detroit, MI - Nearly 400 students from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University will be among nearly 10,000 young adults converging on Washington, D.C. this weekend calling for bold changes in federal energy policy. Power Shift '09 is a national youth summit being held today through Mon

Detroit, MI - A large-scale, green economic plan could improve Michigan's struggling economy, make buildings more energy efficient, and create tens of thousands of jobs - but only if it becomes a reality. It's part of a plan from the Center for American Progress that includes a two-year national g

Ann Arbor, MI – The Great Lakes are in trouble, and more than 100 organizations are part of a coalition seeking to underscore the urgency of the situation. The group's new report says the Great Lakes are poised to reach an irrevocable crisis, and they're calling on Congress to protect the lake

Detroit, MI – High gas prices are bringing some "hybrid hijinks" to Michigan, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). There are several hybrid vehicles on the market, but Scott Nathanson of the UCS' Clean Vehicles Program, explains the word "hybrid" doesn't automatically mean eit

Lansing, MI – Michigan sportsmen have climate change in their sights. About 40 sporting groups have signed a letter asking Congress to help the country make major progress against climate change. They say for Michigan, it should have an important side benefit: helping the state grow a whole ne

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