Transportation accounts for 29 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the US (EPA). So, you can protect the planet by driving less. Combine trips, carpool, walk, bike, and ride public transit!
The Rideshare Program for Southwest Michigan has a carpool database that will match you up with someone to rideshare with. Southwest Michigan now has new scheduled bus routes for the greater Benton Harbor - St. Joseph area, with new service areas in Lincoln Township and St. Joseph Township. The bus route schedules and maps are available here.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment has resources to help you learn what you can do for cleaner air, including: a Citizen's Guide to Participation in Michigan's Air Pollution Control Program, a consumer product guide, air quality rules and regulations, and environmental consultant assistance.
Home Radon Testing is easy and inexpensive, and test kits are available from county health departments all across the state, usually for $15 or less. For more information, visit the DEQ Web site or contact the DEQ Radon Program at 1-800-RADON GAS (1-800-723-6642).