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State says Flint didn’t report data on drinking water

Environmental officials found that the city of Flint failed to report data on lead in drinking water to the state in accordance with the...

Invasive insects could infest 170M Michigan hemlock trees 

Nature conservancies and the state of Michigan have been teaming up to save Michigan’s immense hemlock tree population.  There are 170 million eastern hemlocks in...

House Dems announce clean air legislation

As the Michigan Legislature prepares to return to work full-time after its summer recess, House Democrats announced Wednesday a package of bills aimed at...

Statewide study: 10% of Michigan public water systems have PFAS

The Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) published the results of the first statewide study of toxic PFAS (or per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) in...

Inside Michigan Government: All our video interviews with Michigan department heads

Last year was a sea change election in Michigan, electing new leaders for top statewide offices, starting with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Changes may have started...
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Nessel joins nationwide AGs in environment, gun control, health care efforts

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday that she was joining efforts from attorneys general across the country to fight the President Trump administration...

Here’s your cheat sheet for Michigan’s budget after a long, hot,...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican lawmakers have less than seven weeks to reach a Fiscal Year 2020 budget deal to avert a government shutdown,...

Trump’s Endangered Species Act overhaul worries Michigan conservationists

Environmental advocates and political leaders in Michigan are slamming the Trump administration’s planned overhaul of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  Under the new regulations, regulators...

Slotkin invites new U.S. secretary of Defense to visit communities impacted...

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) has invited newly confirmed U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to Michigan in order to “see and hear directly...

Whitmer directs state agencies on environmental initiatives

A series of new directives from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer aims to ramp up the sustainability efforts of multiple state departments.  Whitmer on Thursday announced that...

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