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Environment

Another GOP gov seeks exclusion from drilling proposal

Another GOP governor seeks exclusion from drilling proposalOpposition to the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore drilling is mounting
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Environment

Mich. regulators ask muskellunge anglers to take survey

Michigan regulators ask muskellunge anglers to take surveyState regulators continue to seek help from anglers in their quest to learn more about Michigan’s muskellunge population
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer case

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer caseLee-Anne Walters has said she noticed symptoms such as hair loss in her children because of Flint’s contaminated water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

State sues Wolverine to clean up drinking water toxins

State sues Wolverine to clean up drinking water toxinsMichigan filed suit against Wolverine World Wide Inc. to clean up chemical contamination north of Grand Rapids
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 6 hours ago
Environment

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate changeNew York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming
  • Environment
  • 6 days, 12 hours ago
Environment

Small grants available for Michigan waterway cleanups

Small grants available for local Michigan waterway cleanupsOfficials plan to divide $25,000 into small grants to support local river, stream and creek cleanups in Michigan
  • Environment
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Michigan

Michigan sets limit for chemical contaminants in water

Michigan sets limit for chemical contaminants in waterMichigan set its first-ever action limit for a host of chemical contaminants the government calls an emerging problem
  • Michigan
  • 1 week ago
Nation

There’s a salt bomb headed for U.S. water

There’s a salt bomb headed for U.S. waterAfter the snow from last week’s cyclone melts, cities across the northeast will find their roads still a ghostly white.
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delay

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delayFour state bureaucrats charged in the Flint water probe will get their day in court Monday after 18 months of waiting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Superfund work touted by Trump EPA completed years ago

Superfund work touted by Trump EPA was completed years agoRecords show the physical work was completed before the Trump administration took charge
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
World

Oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceansTwo new studies show global warming is making oceans sicker
  • World
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drillingThe plan would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Township appealing Nestle pump station permit decision

Township appealing decision on Nestle pump station permitNestle wants to withdraw up to 400 gallons a minute, with help from a pipeline booster station at SpringHill Camps
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Scientists: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer world

Scientists: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer worldMore than 1,600 daily records for cold were tied or broken in the last week of December.
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Trump admin rescinding rules for oil, gas drilling

Trump administration rescinding rules for oil, gas drillingCompanies would have had to disclose the chemicals used in fracking under the rules developed under President Obama
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problems

Flint’s mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problemsWeaver said the city is trying to fix reports on replaced water pipelines despite complaints of late, faulty records
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

EPA joins Michigan in old tannery waste disposal probe
Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality is investigating 75 sites for toxic industrial chemicals

EPA joins Michigan in old tannery waste disposal probeMichigan’s Department of Environmental Quality is investigating 75 sites for toxic industrial chemicals
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millions

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millionsStarfish are making a comeback on the West Coast, four years after a mysterious syndrome killed millions of them
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Snowy owls descend on Great Lakes region

Snowy owls descend on Great Lakes regionFor researchers, this winter’s mass migration of the owls from their breeding grounds is serious business.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Climate change threatens 327 toxic Superfund sites

Climate change threatens 327 toxic Superfund sites2 million people in the U.S. live within a mile of 327 Superfund sites in areas prone to flooding
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan fish dealer sentenced in lake trout case

Michigan fish dealer sentenced in lake trout caseGeorge Eugene Schrink has been ordered to pay more than $270,000 in restitution after false labeling of fish
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Ex-Wisc. regulator to lead EPA’s Chicago office

Former Wisconsin regulator to lead EPA’s Chicago officeCathy Stepp was named Tuesday as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office in Chicago
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead rule

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead ruleThe Environmental Protection Agency is seeking advice on what Gov. Snyder has called a “dumb and dangerous” lead rule
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-mayor: Wells consulted on Flint water issues

Ex-mayor: Wells consulted on Flint water issuesEx-Mayor Dayne Walling said state health official Eden Wells got involved in Flint’s water issues as early as March 2015
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
Environment

Warming made Harvey’s deluge 3 times more likely

Studies: Warming made Harvey’s deluge 3 times more likelyGlobal warming’s fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year
  • Environment
  • 1 month ago
Environment

Paris climate summit is all about Trump

Paris climate summit is all about TrumpWorld leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised to devote new money and technology to slow global warming
  • Environment
  • 1 month ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint plea deal hearing delayed

Flint plea deal hearing delayedA plea deal between Flint special prosecutors and DEQ staffer Adam Rosenthal is expected to be held at a later date
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 month ago
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