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Mich. finds high-level contaminants in 2 private wells

Mich. finds high-level contaminants in 2 private wellsTwo private drinking wells near an Air National Guard base have high levels of chemical contaminants
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Michigan

Fish passage improvement planned for Mich. creek

Fish passage improvement planned for Mich. creekThe project will connect 14 miles of upstream fish habitat on Milligan Creek
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Michigan

Study: Line 5 'worst-case' spill would hit 400 miles of Great Lakes shoreline

Study: Line 5 spill would hit 400 miles of shorelineA worst-case spill from the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline through the Straits of Mackinac would impact more than 400 miles of shoreline.
  • Michigan
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Nation

US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules

US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rulesThe Trump administration eased rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 U.S. coal-fired power plants
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Michigan

Tourism helps and hurts town near Pictured Rocks

At Pictured Rocks town, tourism helps and hurtsMunising has gone from a ghost town to a boom town in a few years as the summer influx of tourists threatens to destroy the national lakeshore
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
World

Another endangered black rhino dies

Another endangered black rhino diesKenyan authorities say a ninth critically endangered black rhino has died after being moved from the capital
  • World
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Nation

GAO: Less than half of school districts test for lead

GAO: Less than half of school districts test for leadA survey of school districts around the country finds that less than half test their water for lead
  • Nation
  • 5 days, 12 hours ago
World

Iceberg menacing Greenland village spotted from space

Iceberg looming over Greenland village is spotted from spaceAn iceberg that has drifted perilously close to a remote Greenland village is so big it can be seen from space
  • World
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Environment

Pence family’s failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+

Pence family’s failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20M+Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois are still on the hook for millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 contaminated sites
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

Snyder asks Schuette to sue 3M over chemical contaminants in Michigan

Snyder asks Schuette to sue 3M over chemicalsGov. Rick Snyder asked Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to prosecute 3M over its products such as Scotchgard that leached contaminants
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

Hot, dry conditions bring fire warning

Hot, dry conditions bring fire warningMichigan’s hot, dry weather has sucked moisture from grass and dried last year’s growth, which increases the risk of fire.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

W.Va. crews sent to Mich. to reduce wildfire risk
The West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a crew of 20 to Michigan to help reduce the risk of wildfires

W.Va. crews sent to Mich. to reduce wildfire riskThe West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a crew of 20 to Michigan to help reduce the risk of wildfires
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier

Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacierNew York University professor David Holland said “this is the largest event we’ve seen in over a decade in Greenland”
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

High water levels cause damage on Great Lakes

High water levels cause damage on Great LakesLake levels have caused beaches to erode and is threatening roads and properties near the lakefronts
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

NOAA predicts harmful Lake Erie algae bloom

NOAA predicts harmful Lake Erie algae bloomResearchers are predicting possibly toxic algae to form in western Lake Erie this summer
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

Grand Rapids' 'corpse flower' blooms for 1st time

Grand Rapids’ ‘corpse flower’ blooms for 1st timeA rare corpse flower at Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids began blooming on Wednesday for the first time in its 18 years at the park
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Africa’s iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

Africa’s iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rateAfrica’s ancient baobab, known as the “tree of life,” is under a new and mysterious threat
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flood contends Lyon 'cover-up' led to Flint deaths; defense says dismiss charges for lack of evidence

Lawyers debate evidence in Lyon manslaughter caseProsecutor Todd Flood says Michigan health chief Nick Lyon cover-up' led to Flint deaths, while defense says case lacks of evidence to go to trial
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Ohio gov to roll out new plan to combat Lake Erie algae

Ohio gov to roll out new plan to combat Lake Erie algaeKasich’s office says he’ll announce a new plan on Wednesday to deal with water quality issues
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Closing arguments in Lyon's Flint manslaughter case set to begin

Closing arguments in Lyon’s Flint case set to beginClosing arguments are set to begin in the Flint manslaughter case against state health chief Nick Lyon on whether Lyon will go on trial
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Business

Judge: Experts can testify, Roundup linked to cancer

Judge: Experts can testify, Roundup linked to cancerEvidence that Roundup can cause cancer seems “weak,” but experts can still make that claim at trial, a U.S. judge ruled
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forwardThe Environmental Protection Agency said it sent the new rule to the White House for review on Monday
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Wayne County

Border authorities find invasive beetles in seed bag

Border authorities find invasive beetles in seed bagA woman traveling from Iraq to a Detroit-area airport was found to be carrying seeds infested with an invasive beetle.
  • Wayne County
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Enbridge Energy sues shipping firm in Mich. spill

Enbridge Energy sues shipping firm in Mich. spillA Canadian energy company is suing the shipping company whose tugboat anchor allegedly dented an aging pipeline
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Scientists turn to hybrids to save rhino sub-species

Scientists create hybrids to save rhino sub-speciesScientists say they’re several steps closer to perfecting a method for saving the northern white rhino from extinction
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

Urban waterways offer fun with risks from bacteria

Urban waterways offer fun with risks from bacteriaMany waterways still carry farm runoff and city sewage that contain nitrates, ammonia and E.coli bacteria, the EPA says.
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

EPA ethics official pushing for investigation of Pruitt

EPA ethics official pushing for investigation of PruittEPA ethics official Kevin Minoli writes that “potential issues” regarding Pruitt have surfaced since April.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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