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Radio Shows on 89.1FM WEMU

Public Health's Environmental Health Division and Washtenaw County's Office of the Water Resources Commissioner help produce two radio shows in collaboration with WEMU News. Tune in to hear about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County!

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Issues of the Environment
Weekly radio show that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am.

  • Wednesday, November 18: Jeff Irwin, State Representative (D-Ann Arbor) 53rd District, will discuss the proposal to ban microbeads in Michigan in order to protect our water resources.
  • Wednesday, November 25: State Representative Gretchen Driskell will discuss CrowdHydrology in Michigan and how this will save funds while contributing valuable data about water resources.

The Green Room
Monthly radio show that airs the last Friday of each month at 6:50am and 8:50am.

  • Friday, October 30: Owls!
    From our largest to our smallest owls -- why we need them, why we love them, and what we can do to help them.
  • Friday, November 27: Paper or Plastic?  
    Many cities are adopting measures to reduce the trashing of single-use shopping bags.  In this installment of WEMU’s "The Green Room," Barbara Lucas explores opinions for and against these ordinances.


Tune in to 89.1FM WEMU to hear the shows on air, or listen to archived shows on our Issues of the Environment and The Green Room pages. For questions or ideas for future show topics, please contact Mary Mathias.

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