Environment

Former Gov. Rick Snyder

Snyder slams ‘sloppy’ media reporting tied to Flint search warrants

Former Gov. Rick Snyder has kept a low profile since being term-limited out of office five months ago, but he weighed in on Tuesday...

Inslee talks climate change, water shutoffs during Detroit visit

Presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has described himself as the “climate candidate.” On Tuesday, he visited sections of Detroit during what was described...

Snyder’s cell phone, iPad seized amid Flint water crisis investigation

Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office obtained and used search warrants to seize mobile devices used by GOP former Gov. Rick Snyder related to the...

Whitmer administration eases solar farm restriction

Updated, 8:20 a.m., 6/5/19 Millions of acres of rural Michigan land could now become solar farms under a new state policy, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office...
Gary Peters

Peters sponsors PFAS provisions in defense bill

A provision to decrease the amount of toxic chemicals at military sites has been added to the National Defense Bill, at the insistence of...

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...

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