Environment

Enbridge offers new 2024 deadline for Great Lakes oil tunnel

After weeks of negotiations between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration and the Canadian oil company Enbridge, the latter has announced that it can complete construction...

Nessel: I ran on shutting down Line 5 and I’ll do...

Updated 5/29/2019, 7:05 p.m. Attorney General Dana Nessel told the Michigan Advance on Wednesday that safety concerns about the oil pipeline running under the Straits...

Rick Haglund: U.S. automakers aren’t toasting Trump’s tariffs

If you were around in the 1950s and 1960s, you didn’t see many foreign-made cars on U.S. roads, especially in Michigan. You might have spotted...

Bill McKibben, enviros urge Whitmer to end oil pipeline talks

Author and activist Bill McKibben has joined Michigan environmental groups in pressing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to halt Enbridge’s Line 5 and ongoing negotiation on...

Michigan debuts office dedicated to outdoor recreation industry

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Friday announced the creation of the Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry. The office is in partnership...

Whitmer, Huizenga hail Great Lakes funding restoration request

On a Michigan campaign stop in March, President Donald Trump promised he wouldn't slash funding for the Great Lakes after all, after proposing to...

Citing Great Lakes threat, Whitmer issues emergency Mackinac Straits anchor restriction

A ship anchor damaged a Canadian oil pipeline that runs through the Straits of Mackinac in April 2018. On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued...

After Schuette passed, Nessel takes aim at 3M’s past PFAS use

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel plans to sue a large chemical corporation over its alleged role in PFAS contamination around the state, something her...

Michigan lawmakers pop PFAS plans in Congress this week

A recent report showed Michigan has the most known toxic PFAS pollution sites in the nation, and congressional lawmakers have introduced several new bills...

Whitmer wins Michigan Chamber kudos for Line 5 talks

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce is praising Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to negotiate with Canadian energy company Enbridge on a plan for a new...

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