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State completes spraying for EEE in 14 counties

Aerial treatment to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in 14 Michigan counties has ended, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced...
Workers repairing lead pipes in Flint

Flint water meets state, federal standards for 3rd straight year 

Flint’s water system meets state and federal requirements for the third year in a row, according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes...

Michigan House passes bills regulating PFAS in firefighting foam

The Michigan House passed three bills Thursday that would tighten regulations on certain hazardous chemicals found in firefighter foam. Class B firefighting foam is used...

Slotkin tells supporters, protesters on backing impeachment inquiry: ‘I believed it...

U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) addressed her decision to support the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump in an overcrowded constituent event Wednesday at...

Next up for Nessel: Taking on Trump over Endangered Species Act...

The President Trump administration's rules weakening the 1973 Endangered Species Act — which was written by the late Michigan U.S. Rep. John Dingell —...

Update: State delays mosquito spraying due to weather

Updated, 4:24 a.m. 9/30/19 with the state canceling spraying due to weather. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced on Sunday that...

Enviro groups declare solidarity with UAW, telling GM: ‘We know you...

Almost 50 environmental organizations signed a letter Friday addressed to the CEO of General Motors, declaring their support for the United Autoworkers (UAW) members...

U.S. House lawmakers fume after Trump Interior dept. sends them useless...

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike are irked by how the U.S. Interior Department has responded — or failed to respond -- to...

Detroit awarded $9.7M to address lead-based hazards

A federal department is awarding Detroit with a $9.7 million grant to address lead-based hazards in the community, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and U.S. Rep....

CDC gives state $1M for PFAS testing

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services $1 million to host a...

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