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COVID-19 vaccine could be less effective in people with high PFAS...

The COVID-19 vaccine could be less effective in people with high levels of perfluorinated compounds — PFAS — in their blood, several scientists said. High...

Line 5, PFAS, the Great Lakes and more: Our best environmental...

Quotable of the Year: “Today is a big day for our Great Lakes." — Sean McBrearty, Michigan legislative and policy director of Clean Water Action, when Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced in November...

Whitmer signs water shutoff extension, more bills into law

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday signed a slew of bills into law — including one to protect access to water service for Michiganders during...

Nessel ‘very confident’ Michigan will prevail in fight to shut down...

Attorney General Dana Nessel fully expects a favorable outcome from the state’s lawsuit against Canadian oil company Enbridge, she told reporters in a year-end...

Biden makes Granholm pick for Energy official

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to head the Energy Department, his presidential transition team said Thursday night. The Democrat also...

With Buttigieg as Transportation secretary, Michigan enviros envision a ‘federal ally’...

On Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden made history in announcing former South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg as his choice to...

Biden reportedly taps former Michigan governor for Energy secretary

Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm is reportedly President-elect Joe Biden's choice for Energy secretary. Granholm, who was Michigan's first female governor and served two terms from...

Michigan Advance honored with 2020 Environmental Journalism Award

The Sierra Club Michigan Chapter is honoring the Michigan Advance with the 2020 Environmental Journalism Award. The Advance was selected for its "outstanding reporting" on...

Michigan has seen more hunters this year, but COVID-19 brought changes

When COVID-19 cases first appeared in Michigan in March, Beaver Lake Hunt Club General Manager Todd Reilly immediately thought of the upcoming firearm deer...

Senate Republicans slam DHHS emergency powers, join Dems on water shutoffs,...

The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would limit the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) emergency powers during the pandemic...

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