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  Hear the Conversation 27:02 – 15.4 mb mp3 “There’s never been a bigger show if you’re a fan of new pickup trucks,” Detroit Free Press automotive critic Mark Phelan tells Kirk Heinze about the 2018 North American International Auto Show. “We have new ones from Chevy, RAM, and the rebirth of the Ford Ranger. […]

  Hear the Conversation 20:25 – 11.6 mb mp3 Despite the projected continuation of lower commodity prices for farmers, Jim and Dianne Byrum remain very optimistic about the agricultural sector, especially in Michigan. Jim, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association, and Dianne, partner and co-founder of Byrum and Fisk Advocacy Communications, recently joined me to […]

  Hear the Conversation 6:14 – 3.6 mb mp3 “After a wonderful, 9+ year run, Greening of the Great Lakes will transition to a new show, and the host of the show is going to be my outstanding producer and great friend, Russ White,” says Kirk Heinze on the final edition of Greening of the […]

  Hear the Conversation 10:06 min – 5.8 mb mp3 (Please note: My interview with Cpt. Keith Holmes aired on WJR 760 AM—Detroit just hours after the iconic power boat racer died following a crash July 30 during the St. Clair River Classic Offshore Powerboat Association race. Out of respect for his family, I decided […]

  Hear the Conversation 13:36 min – 7.8 mb mp3 “We’ve started building 25 tiny homes, 250 to 400 square feet each on lots from 30 to 100 feet, for formerly homeless people, low-income senior citizens, and students who have aged out of foster care,” Reverend Faith Fowler tells Kirk Heinze on Greening of the […]

  Hear the Conversation 15:17 min – 8.8 mb mp3 “Michigan State University has launched a new food education initiative that aims to help consumers become better educated about food production and food choices,” says host Kirk Heinze as he welcomes Sheril Kirshenbaum to Greening of the Great Lakes. Kirshenbaum is helping MSU’s College of […]

  Hear the Conversation 14:17 min – 8.2 mb mp3 Detroit Renewable Power (DRP) is an energy-from-waste facility on Detroit’s east side that processes up to 3,300 tons of municipal waste each and every day. It’s transformed into fuel that’s burned to create 720,000 pounds of steam per hour. DRP is one of three renewable […]

  Hear the Conversations 34:50 min – 19.9 mb mp3 Developments in energy generation, transmission, use and conservation are increasingly in the news, and the folks at DTE Energy are more than willing to share programs and initiatives in all things energy. Russ and I recently ventured to DTE’s downtown Detroit headquarters to talk with […]

  Hear the Conversation 18:52 min – 10.8 mb mp3 A frequent and favorite guest on Greening of the Great Lakes is Dr. Jeff Andresen, state climatologist for Michigan and professor in MSU’s Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences. In our most recent conversation, we covered the water front on issues related to climate […]

  Hear the Conversation 21:09 min – 12.1 mb mp3 Alessandra Carreon is determined to be sure that every day is Earth Day. She’s determined to make a difference. To Ale, as she is known to her friends, sustainability is more than a way of life, it’s a mindset needed to ensure a better future […]

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