Environment

Militia threats just paralyzed Oregon’s legislature. The movement’s roots in Michigan...

Updated 12:11 p.m. Oregon’s legislature grabbed some unwanted national headlines this week, as Republican state senators fled the state to avoid voting on a cap-and-trade...

State panel proposes nation’s toughest drinking water limit for 2 toxic...

A panel of experts put together by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proposed the nation’s most stringent drinking water limits for two chemicals in a...

Nessel asks court to shut down Line 5, dismiss Enbridge lawsuit

Updated 2:50 p.m. with a letter from Senate Republicans Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Thursday that her office has filed a lawsuit seeking to shut...

Michigan lawmakers seize critical defense bill to tackle PFAS in drinking...

WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers on Capitol Hill are eyeing must-pass defense legislation as a vehicle to crack down on dangerous chemicals that contaminate drinking...

Whitmer admin. pledges ‘transparency’ on clean water

Just days after signing a spending bill that allocates $3 million to implement new drinking water rules, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she wants the...

Lawmakers plug electric vehicle plan

A bipartisan package of bills in the state House and Senate would create a network of electric car charging ports and support the electric...

As Legislature rests, Whitmer and teachers press for budget certainty

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is using a legislative lull to tear into Republican lawmakers for passing budget proposals that she says are “phony solutions.”  Speaking with...

Dingell, Upton push for national fuel economy standard

Two members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are part of a coalition urging regulators to adopt a national fuel economy standard.  U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn)...

Whitmer signs $29M in additional spending for Census, clergy probe

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill Monday authorizing almost $30 million in supplemental spending for Michigan this current fiscal year. Senate Bill 150, sponsored by...

Whitmer wants 58% federal funding hike for Great Lakes

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday sent a letter to federal lawmakers urging them to increase an annual fund for combating Great Lakes environmental problems...

Latest News

Latest commentary

From Advance Notice | Blog