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Environment

Chemical contamination of US waters to be studied
The chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses

Researchers to study chemical contamination of US watersThe chemicals, called perfluorinated chemicals, have been linked to cancer and other illnesses
  • Environment
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Macomb County

Officials investigate Clinton Twp. oil spill

Officials investigate Clinton Twp. oil spillClinton Township homeowners noticed a funny smell and an unusual sheen this week on the Teske Drain
  • Macomb County
  • 5 days ago
Autos

Trump review of Obama-era mileage rules expanded

Trump review of Obama-era mileage rules expandedRegulators said the review will now include the model years between 2021 and 2025
  • Autos
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
World

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of EuropeThis year’s sizzling summer has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world
  • World
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Environment

Toxic algal blooms spotted in Waterford, White Lake

Toxic algal blooms spotted in Waterford, White LakeHealth officials advise the public to avoid scummy water in Sugden Lake and Pontiac Lake that may cause illness
  • Environment
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Environment

Science Says: Trump team garbles climate science

Science Says: Trump team garbles climate scienceWhen pressed, Trump and his cabinet have clashed with established mainstream science, data and peer-reviewed studies
  • Environment
  • 6 days, 10 hours ago
Oakland County

Detroit area coyote encounters raise hackles

Detroit area coyote encounters raise hacklesIncrease in sightings cause worries both for the safety of humans and pets as well as for the coyotes themselves
  • Oakland County
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Draft fed report cites climate change ills

Draft fed report cites climate change illsClaims that U.S. experiencing negative impacts of global warming directly contradicts President Donald Trump
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Army Corps unveils $275M plan to battle Asian carp

Army Corps unveils $275M plan to battle Asian carpTrump administration released a long-awaited study on ways to prevent the Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Growing bear population means thousands more teeth

Growing bear population means thousands more teeth to sortStates use bear teeth for research about metrics such as how old the animals were at the time they died
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Nation

US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipse

US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipseThe sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Nation

Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyes

Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyesThey’re called “ghost forests” — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

DNR: Line 5 study lacks environmental impact details

DNR: Line 5 study lacks environmental impact detailsThe Department of Natural Resources contends a recent state-contracted Line 5 alternatives report lacks details
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Inky water leads to call for resignations

Inky water near Niagara Falls leads to call for resignationsA sewage-smelling discharge blackened the water near the base of the falls during a busy tourist weekend
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Biggest ever dead zone found in Gulf of Mexico
The low-oxygen, or hypoxic, zone covers 8,776 square miles.

Biggest ever dead zone found in Gulf of MexicoThe low-oxygen, or hypoxic, zone covers 8,776 square miles.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Temperate Northwest blasted with furnace-like heat

Temperate Northwest gets blasted with furnace-like heatForecasts for triple-digit heat have caused a minor panic across a region famous for cool weather
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Wanted: New ideas for protecting Great Lakes from carp

Wanted: New ideas for protecting Great Lakes from Asian carpGov. Rick Snyder says the state is accepting proposals for shielding the lakes from the invasive fish
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
Michigan

Congress wants to put wolves back in crosshairs

Congress wants to put wolves back in crosshairsWolf hunting might be returning to Michigan if Congress OKs appropriations bill removing endangered species protection
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks ago
Nation

15 states sue EPA over ozone rule delay

15 states sue EPA over ozone rule delayEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced in June he was extending the deadlines for the ozone rules by at least one year
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Environment

Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyes

Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyesScientists says “ghost forests” are one of the most visible markers of climate change
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Environment

Study: Aardvarks suffering as African climate heats up

Study finds aardvarks suffering as African climate heats upHotter temperatures are taking their toll on the aardvark, whose diet of ants and termites is becoming scarcer
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Scientists creating warning system for toxic lake algae
Satellites in space and a robot under Lake Erie’s surface are scientific tools used to keep the drinking water safe

Researchers creating warning system for toxic algae in lakesSatellites in space and a robot under Lake Erie’s surface are scientific tools used to keep the drinking water safe
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

EPA details plan meant to clean up Kalamazoo River
The U.S. EPA is planning to remove a dam and create a channel along 2 miles of Michigan’s Kalamazoo River

EPA details plan meant to clean up Kalamazoo RiverThe U.S. EPA is planning to remove a dam and create a channel along 2 miles of Michigan’s Kalamazoo River
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Army Corps to release long-delayed Asian carp plan

Army Corps to release long-delayed Asian carp planThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Aug. 7 will release long-delayed plan for keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

‘Secret garden’ with rare species open after century

‘Secret garden’ filled with rare species open after centuryConservation groups bought the land in Lower Carpenter Valley north of Lake Tahoe and are opening it for tours
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Environment

Britain to ban sale of new diesel, gasoline cars by ’40

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040Britain’s government will ban vehicles that use diesel and gasoline to tackle air pollution
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks ago
Michigan

Rotting wetlands grasses fouling Grand Haven beach

Rotting wetlands grasses fouling part of Grand Haven State Park beachRotting vegetation is making it tough for visitors to enjoy part of one western Michigan beach along Lake Michigan
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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