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Endangered species to get a reprieve under Biden administration plans

WASHINGTON — The lesser prairie-chicken, a rare dancing grouse once abundant on the Great Plains, could benefit again soon from the protection of the...

Whitmer announces ‘historic’ $250M state parks investment

Speaking from the Straits State Park in St. Ignace on Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced her plan to put $250 million in federal COVID-19...

Frustrated local leaders urge Congress to move faster on regulating PFAS

WASHINGTON—Local officials and community leaders on Wednesday pushed Congress to designate toxic chemicals that are contaminating drinking water as hazardous materials, which would trigger...

Colonial Pipeline CEO: ‘One of the toughest decisions I have had...

WASHINGTON — The CEO of Colonial Pipeline, which underwent a ransomware attack in early May that led to massive shutdowns of gas stations across...

Biden’s public lands pick wins backing by environmental advocates ahead of...

Environmental groups are lining up behind President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management prior to her Tuesday confirmation hearing. More than...

National parks struggling with maintenance would get a boost under Biden...

Basic needs at the largest U.S. national parks top the Biden administration’s first proposed lists of projects to receive funding through public lands trust...

Heading for a national park? The ‘biggest season in the history...

Leaders of a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday extolled national parks for providing a respite during the COVID-19 pandemic, but cautioned that enthusiasm for...

Congress warned of ‘real and urgent’ drought crisis throughout the West

WASHINGTON — A drought crisis unfolding across the West will require short-term relief and massive, long-term federal funding to help states weather the effects of...

Tlaib, advocates say $10T green energy plan would help cities like...

Juan Shannon believes that the federal government can help communities of color grow just like his green peppers are doing each day in Highland...

New analysis warns of ‘garden sludge’ fertilizers containing PFAS

Newly discovered PFAS concentrations in certain fertilizers could mean accumulation of the toxic chemicals in composts and home gardens, unbeknownst to gardeners, according to...

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