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Report: Michigan ranks 13th in energy efficiency among states

Michigan dropped from No. 11 to 13 in a ranking of state-by-state energy efficiency efforts, according to a 2019 study by the nonprofit American...

Former Gov. William Milliken, whose brand of moderate politics has all...

William Milliken, a moderate Republican and ardent environmentalist who served as Michigan's governor from 1969 to 1983, died on Friday in Traverse City, according...
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Peters, Stabenow support scrapping Trump power plant rule, but vote fails

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected Democrats’ attempt to overturn a controversial Trump administration power plant regulation.  Democrats forced a Senate floor...
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Pentagon announces it will study PFAS at military bases

Amid heightened public awareness and increased legislative pressure, the Pentagon’s Office of Inspector General says it’s going to study its use of the water...

House committee still tweaking bipartisan ‘safe drinking water’ bills 

The state House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee took up bills on statewide drinking water quality issues Tuesday afternoon, but declined to move...

After Trump admin rollback to Endangered Species Act, Whitmer, govs back...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday was the lead a letter signed by five other Great Lakes governors to congressional leaders asking them to back...

Dingell, Tlaib back workers’ rights at Trump’s EPA 

A trio of U.S. House members met Friday in Dearborn with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers affected by the recent closure of the Large...

New EPA Lead and Copper Rule draws fire from Kildee, enviros

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week unveiled new proposed rules for the national Lead and Copper Rule, aimed at reducing lead exposure...

State awards 13 grants to fight aquatic invasive plants

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s (EGLE) Water Resources Division has awarded $12,300 in grants under the Aquatic Invasive Plant Control...

Stabenow talks climate crisis impacts on Great Lakes after releasing new...

Erratic and extreme lake level fluctuations will be the “new normal” for the Great Lakes, as climate change causes more frequent and more intense...

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