Infrastructure

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...

Whitmer declares state of emergency after Midland dam breaches, 10K could...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for Midland County after the Edenville and Sanford dams were breached following heavy rainstorms....

GOP leaders plan big budget cuts, don’t say if they’ve asked...

The state budget is facing a massive shortfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, with estimates of a roughly $7 billion revenue hit over the...

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