Infrastructure

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway signage unveiled

State and local officials on Monday afternoon gathered to unveil signage for the Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway in Detroit. It is located on a...

State to develop autonomous vehicle corridor between Ann Arbor, Detroit

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday unveiled an initiative to create a 40-mile corridor for autonomous car travel between Ann Arbor and downtown Detroit, as...

New: DNR finalizing review of Line 5 easement compliance

After nearly 14 months, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) appears to have wrapped up its intensive review of Canadian oil company Enbridge’s...

Whitmer signs worker protection order after Feds let unemployment benefits lapse

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Sunday blasted a set of Trump administration COVID-19 economic relief executive orders and promoted a directive of her own. “Once again,...

Nessel, AGs push back on Trump environmental cutbacks

Along with the attorneys general of 13 other states and the District of Columbia, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a coalition urging...

House Dems pass massive infrastructure bill, GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure...

Michigan’s dam problem isn’t just in Midland — and it’s part...

Michigan has a dam problem, as the Midland disaster has shown. We’re not alone — but the Great Lakes State faces unique challenges in...

Trump spends most of Ypsilanti Ford facility visit maskless, OKs Midland...

President Donald Trump toured the Ford Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti Thursday afternoon without wearing a mask for most of the time, despite a requirement...

After Midland, enviros urge funding for climate change preparedness, infrastructure

After heavy rain prompted the collapse of Midland’s Edenville dam on Tuesday, which has since caused at least two more dams on the Tittabawassee...

500-year flood event causes devastation in Midland County

City and state officials are calling flooding and failures of two dams on the Tittabawassee River in Midland County a 500-year event.   Whitmer issued a...

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