Environment

AG fires former lead investigator in Flint water criminal probe

The former prosecutor who led the Flint water criminal probe against 15 current and former state or local officials is no longer part of...

Oscoda residents vent to Air Force brass about PFAS worries

Beneath the natural beauty of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda lurks some of the highest concentrations of toxic chemicals from firefighting foam in the state. The...

EPA issues weaker cleanup rules for toxic PFAS chemicals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued weaker draft standards for toxic cleanup at hazardous waste sites following pressure from the Department of...

Nessel joins fight against Trump’s coal plant, water, for-profit college rules

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined three multi-state efforts opposing the President Donald Trump administration rules on harmful air pollution, wetland regulation and “loopholes...

Anne Woiwode: Whitmer must shut down Line 5

On Earth Day, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s visionary new Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) was born, bringing together the ambitious goals of...

Green New Deal not backed by most Michigan Dems, Republicans in...

Michigan’s congressional Democrats all agree that something needs to be done about climate change. But most are not voicing support for the much-discussed Green...

DEQ: New lead regulations will likely uncover more impacted communities

As multiple lawsuits stemming from the Flint water crisis drag on, Michigan may soon find that other cities have lead levels higher than allowed...

Ananich: Won’t endorse yet in Flint election, says Dems will work...

Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich is nearing a full decade of service in Michigan’s Legislature, and he doesn’t mince words while looking back: “I...

Enviros urge Whitmer to halt oil tunnel plan, as GOP lauds...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has been in talks with Enbridge officials and is still not ruling out the Canadian energy company’s plan to bury a...

Whitmer, Great Lakes governors oppose Trump’s water order

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and four other Democratic Great Lakes governors wrote a letter this week to President Donald Trump's administration opposing an executive order...

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