Environment

Whitmer: ‘Fighting climate change is good for our health, economy’

On Wednesday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed executive orders to create the MI Healthy Climate Plan and “protect public health and create clean energy jobs...

More options coming for bottle, can returns

Michigan residents with bottles and cans still piled up will soon have more options for redeeming their 10-cent deposits, the Michigan Department of Treasury...

Trump says feds may sue Edenville Dam owner, Michigan reporter booted...

President Donald Trump said at a rally in Freeland on Thursday evening that the federal government may sue the owner of the Edenville Dam...

Both legs of Line 5 now back in operation after OK...

After being out of commission for nearly three months, the east segment of Enbridge’s Line 5 dual oil pipeline reopened Wednesday following approval from...

New: Coast Guard concludes Line 5 damage caused by Enbridge vessels,...

Updated, 4:34 p.m., 9/8/20 with comment from Enbridge The U.S. Coast Guard has denied a request from anti-Line 5 groups to ban anchoring in the...

Support sounded for Marathon’s $363K settlement in Detroit, comment period still...

A leading environmental rights organizer and a Detroit school official voiced support last week during an online public hearing for a consent order against...

New: Line 5 east leg not damaged, internal tests show

The eastern segment of the dual Line 5 oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac did not sustain damage during an incident that left...

New company offers U.P. propane alternative to Line 5

Updated, 7:30 p.m., 9/1/20 with comment from Enbridge State environmental activists are lifting up a new potential source of propane for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, in...

Beverage companies push changes to Michigan’s ‘bottle bill’ amid pandemic

Michigan’s “bottle bill” has survived for five decades, but the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired beverage industry companies to lobby for changes in who gets...

‘There are alternatives to Line 5’: Public hearing on Enbridge tunnel...

Several Great Lakes Basin residents told members of a Michigan regulatory commission their concerns about Line 5 — the controversial dual oil pipeline that...

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