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Michigan

Report: Great Lakes warming faster than rest of U.S.

Report: Great Lakes warming faster than rest of U.S.Study: The Great Lakes region is getting warmer faster than the rest of America, resulting in extreme weather patterns and rising lake levels.
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
Politics

PFAS in water have Mich. families fearing future, pushing for standards

PFAS in water have families fearing future, pushing for standardsGrand Haven area residents near PFAS-contaminated school say the EPA should impose a stiffer public health standard for chemical compounds.
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 32 minutes ago
Nation

EPA chief says clean drinking water is bigger threat

EPA chief says clean drinking water is bigger threatEnvironmental groups responded by saying the Trump administration was neglecting – or worsening – both health threats
  • Nation
  • 1 day ago
Nation

Jury: Roundup weed killer major factor in man’s cancer

Jury: Roundup weed killer major factor in man’s cancerA federal court has concluded that Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in Edwin Hardeman’s cancer
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurants

Hawaii weighs first-in-nation plastic bans at restaurantsDozens of cities across the country have banned plastic foam containers, but Hawaii’s measure would make it the first to do so statewide
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 6 hours ago
Weather

U.S. hot records falling twice as often as cold ones

U.S. hot records falling twice as often as cold onesIn Michigan, the U.P.'s Iron Mountain has the biggest gap between high and low records in the last decade.
  • Weather
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Michigan

State delayed in creating lab to test for PFAS water contamination

State delayed in creating PFAS water testing labThe state has spent $2 million on private PFAS testing of drinking water and could spend another $1 million before ever bringing the task in house.
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
World

Students globally protest warming, pleading for their future

Students globally protest warming, pleading for their futureAngry students in more than 100 countries walked out of classes to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to address climate change
  • World
  • 6 days ago
Michigan

Moose population in western Upper Peninsula estimated at 509

Moose population in western U.P. estimated at 509Officials say the moose population in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula continues to inch upward
  • Michigan
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

Nuclear industry pushing for fewer plant inspections

Nuclear industry pushing for fewer plant inspectionsThe nuclear power industry wants the Trump-appointee-dominated Nuclear Regulatory Commission to back off on inspections
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Ohio governor wants nearly $1B for Lake Erie, waterways

Ohio governor wants nearly $1B for Lake Erie, waterwaysRepublican Gov. Mike DeWine is proposing spending nearly $1 billion to combat the toxic algae in Lake Erie
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Bill de Blasio seeks to flood-proof lower Manhattan

Bill de Blasio seeks to flood-proof lower ManhattanA proposed $10B plan would push out the lower Manhattan coastline as much as 500 feet, or two city blocks
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Environment

UN: Environment is deadly, worsening but not hopeless

UN: Environment is deadly, worsening but not hopelessThe sixth Global Environment Outlook painted a dire picture of the Earth.
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Environment

Dozens of species moved north during marine heatwaves

Dozens of species moved north during marine heatwavesDozens of species of marine life migrated into the Northern California region over a two-year period of severe heatwaves
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Trump budget again slashes aid to Great Lakes cleanup program

Trump proposes 90% cut to Great Lakes cleanupFunding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative would be cut by $270 million from $300 million to $30 million, under the budget released Monday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

Judge upholds Line 5 tunnel law despite 'constitutional defect'

Judge upholds Line 5 tunnel law, minus ‘defect’A judge struck down one "constitutional defect" but otherwise upheld a state law creating an authority to oversee building a Mackinac Straits tunnel.
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Michigan

Pipeline companies say activist ‘valve turners’ a public danger

Pipeline companies say activist ‘valve turners’ a dangerMany energy industry officials and advocates say they should be treated as domestic terrorists
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Detroit

Soil records under scrutiny in Detroit demolitions

Soil records under scrutiny in Detroit razingsAnalysis raises concern over potential pollutants left behind in the ground
  • Detroit
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Chimps varied ‘culture’ matters for conservation, study says

Study: Chimps varied ‘culture’ matters for conservationScientists argue that this diversity of behaviors should be protected as species themselves are safeguarded, and that they are now under threat
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
World

Mexico says only 22 vaquita porpoises remain

Mexico says only 22 vaquita porpoises remainA battle is playing out in the Gulf of California, between emboldened fishermen and the vaquita’a last line of defense
  • World
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

S. Korea proposes rain project with China to clean air

S. Korea proposes rain project with China to clean Seoul airSeoul has been struggling to tackle the rise in air pollution that experts have linked to China’s industrial activity
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Congress names public lands conservation bill after the late John Dingell

Congress names public lands bill after John DingellCongressional leaders sign final copy of massive public lands conservation bill named for former Rep. John Dingell, who died last month at 92
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Illinois governor signals support for project to block Asian carp

Illinois gov signals support for carp projectThe new governor supports a proposed project to keep Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, but he has questions about the $778 million cost
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Environment

SeaWorld removes foam bowls, plates from parks

SeaWorld removes foam bowls, plates from parksThe removal of bowls, plates and trays will keep about 14 million pieces of foam products from entering the environment
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

California residents survey damage as floods recede

California residents survey damage as floods recedeAuthorities said residents of two communities were marooned by the worst flooding there in more than 20 years.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Whitmer supports efforts to prevent Asian carp invasion

Whitmer supports efforts to prevent Asian carp invasionGretchen Whitmer is offering qualified support of a federal plan to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Environment

Spreading beetles threaten ash wood

Spreading beetles threaten ash woodThe emerald ash borer has been chewing its way through trees from Maine to Colorado for about two decades
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks ago
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