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Column: For a greener future, we must accept there’s nothing inherently...

Digital technologies are often put forward as a solution to environmental dilemmas. The spread of the internet came with claims of a huge reduction in...

Activist, professor Angela Davis ties MLK’s legacy to current fight for...

During her 45-minute speech on the campus of the University of Michigan Monday, Angela Davis urged 3,500 attendees to push back against the prison...

Nessel files challenge to Line 5 tunnel plan’s constitutionality

Updated, 11:31 a.m., 1/18/19 Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is not backing down from her legal argument against oil company Enbridge’s plan to build a...

Shirkey has no plans to address PFAS-laden green ooze with legislation

The same morning that a state House committee heard updates on the ongoing “green ooze” toxic waste cleanup in Madison Heights, Senate Majority Leader...

Michigan sues 17 companies over PFAS contamination

Michigan is taking on some of the biggest chemical companies in the country in a lawsuit filed in a Washtenaw County Court asserting that...

Michigan Republicans press FEMA, Army Corps on Great Lakes shoreline erosion

As water levels in the Great Lakes continue to break records, three Michigan U.S. representatives whose districts include communities on Lake Michigan have called...

U.S. House votes for Dingell bill clamping down on toxic chemicals,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Friday to pass a comprehensive legislative package that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class...

Michigan has an extra $321M in 2020, is almost $12B below...

Michigan's fiscal picture is looking modestly brighter for the next two fiscal years, experts agreed at a biannual meeting Friday at the state Capitol. State...

Lawmakers ask EPA to help clean up toxic green ooze

As the state continues its investigation into toxic green ooze found gushing on to a metro Detroit freeway last month, a group of lawmakers...

Another former Scott Walker appointee elevated to top U.S. EPA job...

WASHINGTON — A former senior environmental official who served under  Wisconsin ex-Gov. Scott Walker has been elevated to a top job in the President...

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