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EPA keeps scientists from speaking about climate report

EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climateThe EPA has kept three scientists from appearing at an event about a report that deals in part with climate change
  • Environment
  • 2 hours ago
Nation

Trump voters confront climate change in wake of Harvey

Trump voters confront climate change in wake of HarveyJefferson County, Texas, is among the low-lying coastal areas of America that could lose the most as the ice caps melt.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Nation

Another warm winter forecast for swath of US

Another warm winter forecast for swath of USMuch of the U.S. should expect another warm winter, but not quite as toasty as the last two years, forecasters said.
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Environment

MEDQ officials test water after Michigan dam breach
A dam holding back contaminated sediment was breached following heavy rainfall

MEDQ officials test water after Michigan dam breachA dam holding back contaminated sediment was breached following heavy rainfall
  • Environment
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Michigan

Record-breaking fish snagged in western U.P.

Record-breaking fish caught in western U.P.A 6.36-pound cisco was recently verified as the heaviest ever caught in Mich.
  • Michigan
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Environment

Researchers sound alarm over Antarctic penguin deaths

Researchers sound alarm over Antarctic penguin deathsAlmost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation
  • Environment
  • 1 week ago
Michigan

Company cited over gas contamination in wetland
Michigan environmental officials are citing a pipeline company for releasing gasoline into a wetland near Pinckney

Pipeline company cited over gas contamination in wetlandMichigan environmental officials are citing a pipeline company for releasing gasoline into a wetland near Pinckney
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Nation

Coalition fights Trump bid to boost coal, nuke energy

Coalition fights Trump bid to boost coal, nuke energyDow Chemical, Koch Industries and U.S. Steel Corp. are opposing a plan that rewards nuclear and coal-fired power plants
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviser

Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviserTrump will nominate a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry for his top environmental adviser
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Environment

EPA signs off on $46M plan to clean up Kalamazoo River
The plans are part of ongoing efforts to clean up the 80-mile Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site

EPA signs off on $46M plan to clean up Kalamazoo RiverThe plans are part of ongoing efforts to clean up the 80-mile Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund site
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warming

Poll: Americans blame wild weather on global warmingMost Americans think weather disasters are getting more severe and see global warming’s fingerprints
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Ohio hands out fines over fish kills
The operators of three agriculture businesses have been told to pay more than $30,000 for three large fish kills

Ohio hands out fines over fish kills caused by farm manureThe operators of three agriculture businesses have been told to pay more than $30,000 for three large fish kills
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Environment

Dirty old birds shed light on global warming

Dirty old birds shed light on key global warming particleSome dirty old birds are helping scientists better understand one of the more baffling climate change mysteries
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Green groups denounce Trump’s gutting of climate plan

Green groups denounce Trump’s gutting of climate planEPA’s Pruitt says the Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Appeal to be heard on Nestle pumping station in Nov.

Appeal to be heard on Nestle pumping station in NovemberA November hearing is planned on an appeal related to Nestle’s plans to pump more groundwater in western Michigan
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warmingThe Trump administration is moving to roll back President Barack Obama’s efforts to slow global warming
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Lakes Huron, Michigan see increase in water clarity

Lakes Huron, Michigan see increase in water clarityA study has found that the Great Lakes of Huron and Michigan have surpassed Lake Superior in water clarity
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
World

Not so sweet: 75% of honey samples had key pesticide

Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticideScientists say the chemical is not near levels that would come close to harming humans, but it is a big worry for bees
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Environment

TransCanada says it’s canceling Energy East pipeline
Supporters say the pipeline was necessary to decrease reliance on the U.S. as a customer

TransCanada says it’s canceling Energy East pipelineSupporters say the pipeline was necessary to decrease reliance on the U.S. as a customer
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

State Police chief: Lyon didn’t warn about disease

State Police chief: Lyon didn’t warn about Legionnaires’ DiseaseState Police chief Etue said she never heard health director Nick Lyon talk about deadly disease at a Snyder meeting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
World

UN chief: Extreme storms will be ‘new normal’

UN chief: Scientists say extreme storms will be ‘new normal’Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is heading to the hurricane-battered Caribbean
  • World
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

Pacific walrus won’t be on endangered species list

Pacific walrus won’t be added on endangered species listOfficials said they cannot determine with certainty that walruses are likely to become endangered
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Lafayette Greens put to bed for the winter

Lafayette Greens put to bed for the winterLafayette Greens put to bed for the winter
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

West Mich. studies cancer link to waste dumps

West Mich. studies cancer link to waste dumpsOfficials are investigating potential link between cancer and toxic chemicals from tannery waste dump sites.
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Environment

Tests show contaminants exposed at Texas Superfund site

EPA: Tests show contaminants exposed at Texas Superfund siteThe EPA says a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects, cancer may have washed downriver during flooding from Harvey
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Environment

Disputed East Coast pipeline likely to expand

Disputed East Coast pipeline likely to expandThe developers of a disputed natural gas pipeline on the U.S. East Coast are considering a major expansion
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
World

Critters hitchhiked across Pacific on tsunami debris

Sea critters hitchhiked across the Pacific on tsunami debrisIt is the largest and longest marine migration ever documented, outside experts and the researchers said
  • World
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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