Environment

Out of spotlight, two-member panel spent $475K on consulting contracts last...

A two-member panel with full, independent authority to oversee the intensive project to replace Enbridge’s controversial Line 5 pipeline and keep oil flowing under...

Oil and water: Resistance, construction intensify on Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline

The camp was quiet when Winona LaDuke stepped outside to share the news: Enbridge didn’t have permission to drill under the frozen Mississippi River....

Nessel took more than 200 legal actions in the Trump era....

Since the first week Attorney General Dana Nessel took office in January 2019, the Democrat has been busy joining multi-state lawsuits and other legal...

Enbridge secures 1 of 3 permits needed for Line 5 tunnel,...

Embattled Canadian oil company Enbridge has now cleared one of three major permitting hurdles in its venture to replace the aging Line 5 pipeline...

Granholm vows to create new jobs, cleaner solutions as Energy secretary

WASHINGTON — Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm told lawmakers Wednesday she would be “obsessed” with creating new jobs if confirmed as the next secretary of...

GOP-led Senate rejects 13 Whitmer appointees to ‘send a signal’ to...

The state Senate rejected 13 of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appointees Wednesday to “send a signal that displeased with governor’s actions and refusal...

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a...

Here’s what Biden plans to do on his first day as...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden early Wednesday unveiled the list of executive orders, memos and directives he will make when he assumes the presidency...

9 officials charged for Flint water crisis, Snyder pleads not guilty

Updated, 3:27 p.m., 1/14/21 Former Gov. Rick Snyder and eight other high-level officials have been charged in connection with the water crisis that devastated the...

Enbridge to Whitmer: We will not shut down Line 5

An Enbridge executive’s letter sent to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Tuesday morning made it clear that the...

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