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Michigan Expands Development and Production of Renewable Fuels and Advanced Batteries

January 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signed 11 bills in late December that will expand production and use of renewable fuels, and another bill January 14 that provides up to $335 million in tax credits to encourage the development and manufacture of advanced battery technologies

Michigan Requires 10% Renewable Electricity by 2015

October 08, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm approved an energy package on October 6 that includes a requirement for 10% of...

Environmental Assurance Program Verifies First Greenhouse: Kalamazoo County operation recognized by program

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) and Michigan State University (MSU) today applauded Elzinga & Hoeksema Greenhouses for taking the lead...

MPSC Issues Three Requests for Proposal for Low-Income Energy Assistance, Low-Income Energy Efficiency, and...

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today released three Requests for Proposal (RFP). The RFPs are for low-income energy assistance grants, low-income energy efficiency...

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New shorelands program helps waterfront homeowners improve shorelines, inland lakes

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland lake and offer tips to improve the shoreline further.

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Justice Department Obtains $150,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Owner...

The Justice Department today announced that Frank D. Tjoelker, an owner and manager of rental properties in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan, will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he sexually harassed multiple women who have lived in or inquired about his rental properties. Since January of this year, the Civil Rights Division has filed or settled five cases alleging unlawful sexual harassment of women in housing and recovered over $1 million for victims such harassment.