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Paul Haan is on a mission to save people from lead paint.

Home Health to Public Health

Maintaining a healthy home can go a long way in ensuring all occupants have a safe place to rest their heads at night. If a healthy home equals a healthy family, how does that translate beyond the front door?

Eden Interrupted.

G-Sync: A Future Powered By You (Act Now)

For nine years, Mayor Heartwell of Grand Rapids has invited others -- including other mayors along the Grand River -- to meet him at the river to clean it up. But this year, with WMEAC’s help, it might even spark dialogue around the upcoming Prop 3. Lifestyle Editor Tommy Allen jumps in and discovers Michigan may only get one shot to get it right before the lawyering begins.

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The Greening of Grand Rapids

Recent national awards have positioned Grand Rapids as an environmental leader known for its commitment to sustainability, energy efficiency and climate protection. The city’s focused efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions began a few years ago and are already showing significant cost savings and numerous social and environmental benefits. 

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Who Wants To Build An Electric Car?

GVSU's Electric Car Club is helping its engineering students learn the important skills of the emerging electric car and battery technology industries. Follow along with us and meet some of the instructors and students behind it.

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Measuring Up The Wind Energy Industry

The precision needed for large scale wind turbines is vital. Find out how one local company is bringing their measuring expertise to the market.
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