Tag: Michigan

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Michigan Tower Maker Struggles As Wind Wanes

Ventower Industries, a fledgling wind tower manufacturer in Monroe, Mich., about 40 miles south of Detroit and half that distance north from Toledo, Ohio, got a nice write-up on the U.S. Department of Energy’s blog a week or so ago.… Read More
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An Earth Shelter For The Ages In Michigan

When Adam D. Bearup was first approached by a potential client with the plans to build an earth shelter house in Northern Michigan, he turned the project down. It’s not that he doesn’t have an extensive background in green home… Read More

Dearborn, Michigan Gets Shiny New Train Station

The slow revitalization of America’s once mighty consumer railway system continued today as the city of Dearborn, Michigan welcomed groundbreaking of a planned LEED intermodal passenger rail station. This station, funded 100 percent through federal money, will pull together existing… Read More