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Map of PFAS sites in Oscoda

Report: Michigan has most PFAS sites in the nation

Michigan has the most sites in the country known to be contaminated with the group of toxic chemicals known as PFAS, according to a...

Tim Ryan: Dept. of Defense should be ‘held responsible’ for PFAS...

As one of 22 Democratic candidates presently running for president, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) appears to recognize that it’s an uphill battle to...

Duggan asks for volunteers to combat Detroit flooding

As Detroit is facing even more rain this week amidst flooding, Mayor Mike Duggan has put out the call for people to help their...

U.S. House passes climate bill in a rebuke to Trump

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday approved legislation that would force the administration to remain in the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s...
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TSA has too few pipeline security officials, Upton and Dingell say

U.S. Reps. Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) and Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) say there are not enough federal officials within the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...

Kildee reintroduces plan for PFAS limit in drinking water

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) has reintroduced a bill to prompt a federal deadline for setting a limit on the amount of toxic chemicals...

Stevens: ‘Record’ amount of plastics, rising recycling costs, pose challenges

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) held what she said was the first U.S. House Science Committee hearing about recycling in a decade. The freshman lawmaker...

Illinois gov. OKs Asian carp barrier launch, but urges cost drop

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has consented to the early phases of a barrier project meant to keep invasive Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan,...

AG fires former lead investigator in Flint water criminal probe

The former prosecutor who led the Flint water criminal probe against 15 current and former state or local officials is no longer part of...

Oscoda residents vent to Air Force brass about PFAS worries

Beneath the natural beauty of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda lurks some of the highest concentrations of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam in the state. The...

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