Environment

Michigan Dems flood D.C. PFAS hearing: ‘We cannot have another Flint...

WASHINGTON — With the Flint water crisis top-of-mind, Michigan Democrats came out in force Wednesday to address another major threat to safe drinking water:...

Poll: Michigan voters say immigration helps economy, split on health care

A survey of Michigan voters conducted ahead of next week’s Democratic presidential primary debates in Detroit shows that despite a rancorous media climate, the...

Kildee warns climate change harms Great Lakes, experts urge ‘Apollo-type’ investment...

WASHINGTON — Climate change could cost Americans billions of dollars, destroy coastal communities and put agriculture, health care and military facilities at risk unless...

Wisconsin tribe sues for Enbridge Line 5 closure

A Native American tribe in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit seeking the shutdown of the Line 5 oil pipeline through the Straits of...

Amash has long been a party of 1 in the Michigan...

WASHINGTON — Justin Amash is known for shunning protocol.  Recently, the West Michigan congressman has made national headlines for becoming the only Republican lawmaker to...

Flint, PFAS raised in D.C. hearing on Trump admin.’s scientific research...

The Flint water crisis, PFAS contamination and climate change were key issues raised in a U.S. House hearing looking into scientistic research being stifled...

Oscoda residents protest meeting, doubt PFAS cleanup efforts

Environmental advocates in Oscoda had little interest in a Tuesday evening town hall meeting put on by the state. Rather, they want to see...

Neeley cites ‘frustration, anger, disappointment’ in Flint investigation as he seeks...

State Rep. Sheldon Neeley (D-Flint) has represented the 34th state House District since 2015, and served on Flint’s City Council for nine years before...

Michigan lawmakers brace for ‘direct conflict’ with Trump on PFAS

Updated, 3:09 p.m. 7/12/19, with the vote on the bill WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers are ready to brawl with President Trump over the dangerous chemicals...

6 Dem legislators sign letter opposing Nessel’s Line 5 lawsuit

Updated, 3:29 p.m. 7/11/19 with comments from Nessel's office A half-dozen Democratic state House members have signed on to a statement taking to task the...

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