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PNS Daily Newscast - August 21, 2019 


The Trump administration weakens banking regulations; and events this weekend mark the 400th anniversary of slavery in the United States. (Broadcaster Note: Our 6-min. newscast now has an optional outcue at 3 minutes: “This is PNS.”)

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Public News Service - MI: Climate Change/Air Quality

New Orleans, LA - Conservation leaders from across the country are in New Orleans to push for the restoration of iconic U.S. waters, including the Great Lakes. Protection of the nation's waterways from threats such as global warming and invasive species will benefit the country’s economy and e

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

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