Environment

Snyder signs deer sterilization bill

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation that would bar municipalities besides Ann Arbor from sterilizing deer for more than three years. The Republican governor gave...

New PFAS report issued as Snyder looks for cleanup funding

A new scientific report from a state task force issued nearly 20 recommendations for Michigan to attempt to reign in harmful chemicals known as...

Snyder’s Enbridge panel OKs plan to keep Line 5 flowing

Canadian energy company Enbridge won state approval Wednesday to replace an oil pipeline running through the Straits of Mackinac after a new panel charged...

Feds give Flint $2.2M to strip lead paint

Flint was awarded a federal grant for $2.2 million to find and remove lead-based paint from homes across the city, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee...

New Enbridge tunnel process off to rocky start

Today is the last day for the public to submit written comments on a new tunnel housing Enbridge’s Line 5 under the bedrock of...

Some Lame Duck bills now likely dead after missing key deadline

The Michigan Legislature is on track to make the 2018 Lame Duck period the busiest in the body’s history, taking up legislation on issues...

GOP bill could shore up state parks funding

Buried in the cavalcade of the GOP-controlled Legislature’s Lame Duck activity is a bill that could be a boon to funding for Michigan’s state...

Michigan’s manic Lame Duck session continues to mesmerize national media

Michigan’s frenetic end-of-the-year legislative session before Democrats assume all top statewide offices continues to command the attention of national outlets. Reporters from national outfits like...

Public comment on Enbridge pipeline plan cuts off before Lame Duck...

If you want to weigh in on the new section of pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac, you don’t have much time. The public has...

Whitmer talks roads, Asian carp with Trump at White House meeting

At the White House today, Gov.-elect Gretchen Whitmer naturally took the opportunity to talk with President Trump about “fixing the damn roads,” but she...

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