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DNR: 2 men confess in separate illegal wolf killings

DNR: 2 men confess in separate illegal wolf killingsAuthorities say two men confessed to illegally killing wolves in separate poaching incidents in the Upper Peninsula
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Nation

Pentagon report warns bases imperiled by climate change

Pentagon report warns bases imperiled by climate changeThe Defense Department has issued a report on how climate change could affect the nation’s armed forces and security
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Environment

World’s permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most

World’s permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the mostPermafrost contains organic matter that can release greenhouse gases, further stoking climate change
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Michigan

Services to be restored at Sleeping Bear Dunes

Services to be restored at Sleeping Bear DunesOfficials say basic public services will be restored at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the coming days
  • Michigan
  • 5 days ago
Environment

EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year low

EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year lowEPA said in a statement that it is directing “its resources to the most significant and impactful cases”
  • Environment
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Bill would declare PFAS chemicals hazardous substances under Superfund law

Bill would designate PFAS chemicals as hazardousBill would allow federal agencies to clean up sites; compounds detected in at least 34 sites in Michigan, including around military bases
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Michigan

PFAS response agency continues without director or edict

PFAS response agency continues without directorA Michigan PFAS task force formed to tackle a chemical contaminant is operating without a director and without the executive order that created it.
  • Michigan
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Nation

Shutdown suspends federal cleanups at Superfund sites

Shutdown suspends federal cleanups at Superfund sitesThe government shutdown has suspended federal cleanups at Superfund sites around the nation
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Michigan

Lawmaker wants to continue Indiana Dunes national park

Lawmaker wants to continue Indiana Dunes national parkA congressman wants to continue the push to turn Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore into America’s 61st national park
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Michigan

Public invited to resource management meetings

Public invited to resource management meetingsMeetings are being held this month that allow residents to give input on policy decisions, programs and more
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

Nat’l parks struggle to stay open, safe during shutdown

Nat’l parks struggle to stay open, safe during shutdownNonprofits, businesses and state governments are putting up money and volunteers to keep national parks safe and clean
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

National parks struggle during shutdown

National parks struggle to stay open, safe during shutdownNonprofits, businesses and state governments nationwide are battling to keep national parks safe and clean
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Whitmer seeks Nessel opinion to block Line 5 tunnel

Gov requests AG opinion to block Line 5 tunnelGov. Gretchen Whitmer has asked Attorney General Nessel for a legal opinion on the Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority overseeing a Line 5 tunnel
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Environment

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worriesClimate experts: Little doubt increased American production and exports are contributing to rising carbon emissions
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

Arctic refuge moves closer to opening for oil
Trump has moved closer to opening thousands of miles of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing

Arctic refuge moves closer to opening for oilTrump has moved closer to opening thousands of miles of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

EPA targets Obama crackdown on mercury from coal plants

EPA targets Obama crackdown on mercury from coal plantsThe Trump administration is targeting an Obama-era regulation credited with helping dramatically reduce toxic mercury
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Illinois rejects $8M from Michigan to aid Asian carp project

Ill. rejects $8M from Mich. to fight Asian carpOutgoing Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has rebuffed an offer of $8 million by Michigan to help support a planned waterway project to combat Asian carp.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Endangered Mich. wolf arrives at N.M. zoo

Endangered Mich. wolf arrives at N.M. zooAlbuquerque’s zoo has received another Mexican gray wolf as part of an international recovery effort
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State officials plead no contest in Flint crisis

Mich. officials plead no contest in Flint crisisThe pair originally had been charged with several counts of violating the Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Wisc. management area approved to combat deer disease

Wisc. management area approved to combat deer diseaseA task force has approved a Wisconsin tribal management area to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Michigan Tech has hand in North America carbon report

Michigan Tech has hand in North America carbon report2 researchers share wetlands expertise in North America study.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Michigan

Mich. company sues 3M over contaminated water

Mich. company sues 3M over contaminated waterA Michigan-based footwear company has sued 3M over contaminated water detected at military bases and industrial sites
  • Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Environment

EU officials agree on ban of some single-use plastics

EU officials agree on ban of some single-use plasticsEnvironmental campaigners have been calling for curbs on throwaway plastic that’s accumulating in the oceans
  • Environment
  • 1 month ago
Environment

City frogs sing more alluring love songs

City frogs sing more alluring love songsCity frogs and rainforest frogs don’t sing the same tune, researchers have found.
  • Environment
  • 1 month ago
Environment

Talks adopt rules to put climate deal into action

Talks adopt rules to put climate deal into actionNearly 200 countries at the U.N. climate talks have agreed on rules on how nations can cut green house gas emissions.
  • Environment
  • 1 month ago
World

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Nations at UN climate talks back emissions rulesThe deal enables countries to put into action the principles in the 2015 Paris climate accord
  • World
  • 1 month ago
World

Climate talks extended as island nations demand action

Climate talks extended as island nations demand actionDiplomats were coming closer to agreeing on the rules that govern the 2015 Paris climate accord.
  • World
  • 1 month ago
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