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Catalyst Radio: WMEAC takes action for a better environment.

For more than four decades, West Michigan Environmental Action Council has worked to influence legislation and lead educational efforts for the environment, with the Sept. 19 Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup as the next opportunity for local involvement.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

George Heartwell at the Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup and Climate March

George Heartwell at the Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup and Climate March /WMEAC

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This episode of Catalyst Radio features the local long-standing nonprofit West Michigan Environmental Action Council.  WMEAC has served as the primary resource for environmental education and advocacy in West Michigan since 1968, and continues to be at the forefront of efforts to protect, and restore, the natural environment.

In studio to highlight some of the current efforts, including the Sept. 19 Mayor’s Grand River Cleanup and the West Michigan People’s Climate March are WMEAC Executive Director Rachel Hood, and Water Program Outreach Coordinator Ondrea Spychalski.



Music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio come from the Michigan effort Earthwork Music.  The song is “Run off” by Breathe Owl Breathe.

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