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Column: Climate change threat doesn’t get the Y2K urgency

Take a moment to think back to simpler times, to a long-gone era exactly 20 years ago this week, when we celebrated the dawn...

From the Inman recall to green ooze: News you may have...

The Advance took some much-needed time off over the holiday break, but that didn't mean the news slept.  During that time, we had a state...

PFAS drinking water rules to get public hearings in January

Public hearings on proposed PFAS drinking water rules for Michigan will be held this month in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Roscommon. The Michigan Department...

Paris disagreement: States split on climate, so U.S. to miss emissions...

When the United States formally withdraws from the 2015 Paris Agreement in less than a year, almost half of states — or at least...

‘Real rush’ of Trump rules expected in case he loses in...

WASHINGTON — The President Trump administration is preparing to finalize a host of high-profile rules in 2020, including policies that will impact everything from...

Nessel to charge 2 more priests in clergy probe, announce PFAS...

Updated, 5:25 a.m. 12/26/19 The Catholic church sexual abuse investigation continues to expand in Michigan, as Attorney General Dana Nessel said she plans to announce...

From immigration to the ACA: Nessel has joined 12 federal cases,...

Dana Nessel became the first Democratic attorney general in Michigan in 16 years and has reversed her GOP predecessor, Bill Schuette, on a number...

From Line 5 to PFAS: The best of the Advance’s environmental...

Quotable of the Year: “If you’re a state like Michigan or Minnesota, and you’re looking at two of the greatest lakes in the world, being...

Whitmer kills Nugent-backed deer baiting bill

The deer baiting bill that Michigan Republicans – and rocker Ted Nugent – have argued so fervently for has been shot down with a stroke...

Column: 5 ways Trump and his supporters are using the same...

While watching the House impeachment hearings, I realized my two decades of research into why people ignore, reject or deny science had a political...

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