EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy faced some tough questions during a House Science, Space and Technology Committee hearing about the agency's draft rule to expand the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the alleged use of undisclosed data to justify the rule.
On Monday, representatives of Michigan's craft beer and wine industries took the stage for economic updates from the brewhouse, cellar and vineyard during what organizers called the first Grand Rapids Economic Club luncheon panel in decades.
The spirit of giving back was the theme of the trail's "Share the Bounty" event, held Nov. 8-11. The 19 wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail, USA, raised funds and nonperishable food items for local charities and food banks.
Forty percent of Americans prefer to drink wine, 34 percent say they reach for a beer, 20 percent prefer hard liquor and 2 percent say their alcohol beverage of choice is something else, according to a recent public onion poll of 1,000 American adults.
Considered by many in the industry as a pioneer of Niagara and Canada's wine industry, Debi started her career in teaching and traded that profession over 35 years ago to become Inniskillin Niagara's media and public relations point person.