Environment

Nessel finds Lame Duck pipeline authority law unconstitutional

Updated, 8:38 p.m. with Enbridge's comments. A law that created a new political body allowing Enbridge to go forward with plans to build a pipeline...

Lansing smokestacks ‘iconic,’ but city moves to cleaner power

Updated and corrected, 9:10 p.m. 3/29/19. Lansing’s famous smokestacks may have become an enduring part of the city’s legacy and branding, but they are fated...

Whitmer orders new standard for PFAS in water supply

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to establish a new standard for the maximum amount of PFAS, or...

What’s next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to...

Updated, 12:34 p.m. 3/26/19 and 9:21 p.m. 3/29/19. For years, environmentalists have called to shut down a 66-year-old oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac....

Dingell, Huizenga, Stabenow to lead Great Lakes task force

Three members of Michigan’s congressional delegation will lead a bipartisan group of federal legislators advocating for policies that aid the Great Lakes. U.S. Reps....

Activists host faith, WSU leaders for ‘World Water Day’ in Detroit

Dozens of left-leaning, grassroots organizations on Friday are hosting interfaith leaders in Detroit to speak about water shutoffs, concerns over environmental contamination and other...

Stabenow ‘laser-focused’ on concrete policy, not Green New Deal

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow told the Michigan Advance that she’s focused on policies that would curb carbon emissions amid the “existential threat” of climate...

Gillibrand says water is a human right, touts Green New Deal

During two campaign stops in Oakland County on Monday, 2020 presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand argued that access to clean water should be a human...

Amash shuns presidential talk at town hall, says he irks both...

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Twp.) on Monday evening sought to spell out his libertarian beliefs to constituents and show why those views so...

Nessel withdraws from lawsuit challenging EPA water oversight

Attorney General Dana Nessel removed the state from a lawsuit that sought to limit federal authority over bodies of water, her office announced Friday. The...

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