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Rick Haglund: Biz groups fighting Whitmer’s environmental agenda fail to see...

Republican leaders in the Legislature have pledged to work cooperatively with Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on solving the tough issues facing the state. But apparently...

Critics say EPA’s PFAS action plan too little, too late

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday it will begin the early stages of establishing drinking water limits on two chemicals tied to...

GOP Legislature kills Whitmer environmental order

In a sign of divided government, the Republican-led Legislature voted on Thursday to overturn an executive order issued by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier...

Top lines from Whitmer’s first State of the State

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had her share of zingers, applause lines and a corny joke or two — pretty standard fare for a first State...

Gov. to skip SOS happy talk tradition, focus on roads, schools

Michiganders have come to expect that once a year, their governor will appear on TV and put a happy face on the state of...

Dingell, Levin join effort to snub Trump on climate change policies

WASHINGTON — Two Michigan members of Congress are supporting a symbolic rebuke against President Trump’s international climate change policies. U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)...

Former state rep. lands on Public Service Commission

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Dan Scripps, an energy policy expert and former state House representative, to serve on the Michigan Public Service Commission. Scripps,...

Tlaib questions state’s word on Detroit air quality worries

Updated at 7:15 p.m. with comments from Marathon. U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) is questioning assurances from state environmental regulators that a “rotten-egg” smell in...

GOP Senate still undecided on scrapping gov. environmental order

Republicans remain displeased over a new environmental order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, but it’s unclear if the GOP-led Legislature will ultimately throttle the measure. There’s...

PFAS brings top Air Force official to Michigan

In the latest sign that dangerous PFAS chemicals continue to plague sites around the state, a top U.S. Air Force official plans to visit...

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