gas prices

Gas prices posted at a filling station in Philidelphia on March 2, 2016
AP Images/Matt Rourke

It’s been a great month for a drive in Southwest Michigan - warm weather and blissfully low gas prices. But what’s good for our wallets isn’t always good for the environment. Nicholas Occhipinti - the director of policy and community activism for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council - says that low gas prices mean more pollution and sometimes they thwart sustainability efforts.

Travel is expected to be up 2.5% from Independence Day last year. Most of them will travel by car