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Wyandotte plans to build wind turbines along the Detroit River

Some might say there is a lot of hot air blowing through Wyandotte. Local officials think that is a good thing and are planning to start erecting wind turbines along the Detroit River late next year to take advantage of it.

Ann Arbor launches Recycling Right program

A vast majority of Ann Arborites recycle regularly (more than 90 percent) but the city is working to raise that number and get more city residents thinking about recycling with its "Recycle Right!" video. The 15-minute program will air on local-access Channel 19 starting this Saturday evening.

University Village developer holds public meetings on student housing project

Public meetings are on the docket for the latest student housing proposal near the University of Michigan. The developers behind the University Village loft towers plan to hold meetings on March 5 and March 6.

Transit-oriented development proposed for U.S 23 commuter rail line

Transit oriented development is popping up north of Ann Arbor. A developer is proposing to turn an old industrial plant in Whitmore Lake into a mixed-use development called Whitmore Station that would be centered on the proposed U.S. 23 commuter rail line.

Austin Catholic Academy High School goes green with new building

Going green is fast becoming a tag line with the Archdiocese of Detroit. The Catholic Church's latest high school in Macomb County, the Austin Catholic Academy, will feature a number of environmentally friendly attributes on top of state-of-the-art learning technologies.

Ann Arbor hybrid buses officially in service, AATA looks to add more

They're not easily seen nor smelled, but Ann Arbor-area residents know when they see one of the Ann Arbor Transportation Authorities new hybrid buses. And the AATA expects to add five more by March.

Amici's Pizza in Berkley specializes in going green

You wont see a lot of green in the food at Amici's Pizza, but you can find it in the way it does business. The Berkley-based pizza parlor is making a point of being as eco-friendly as possible to enhance its business plan.

Plymouth green fair showcases new eco-friendly projects, products

Fairs usually involve fun and games. The Green Street Fair in downtown Plymouth hopes to add environmental awareness to that equation when it kicks off in May.

UofM environmental awareness study marks first year progress

The University of Michigan is setting its benchmark with its first Annual Environment Report. The study shows, among other things, that energy consumption is falling in the university while recycling is increasing.

Walsh College moves forward with green building in Troy

Walsh College might be known for its academic performance now, but its about to be known for environmental stewardship. The college's newest building in Troy is going for bronze level LEED certification.

State designates Academy of Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills as a green school

Going green isn't just a fad for the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Bloomfield Hills, the state's newest green school designee. It's what Jesus would do.

Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail line studies look to wrap up in April

The Detroit-Ann Arbor commuter rail project continues to slowly chug forward. Two key studies that will help it move ahead are expected to finish by April.

Parkside of Plymouth selling, summer completion expected

The roof, the roof, the roof is being built for the Parkside of Plymouth development. The downtown project is expected to be finished by the summer.

Hughes properties announces plans for University Village in Ann Arbor

Living at the University of Michigan is about to get a little more plush with the announcement of the University Village project. The development will introduce more vertical student housing to the South University street area where the Village Corner party store stands today.

Cooley Law School opens up Auburn Hills campus, renovation done

The grass is greener at Cooley Law School. Or that's the way it seems on its new Oakland County campus in Auburn Hills, which boasts a slew of environmentally friendly features now that it is open with the renovation to its main building.
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