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EPA reverses course on Lake Erie toxic algae decision

EPA reverses course on Lake Erie toxic algae decisionThe EPA wants Ohio to do a review of Lake Erie to determine whether it should be declared impaired by toxic algae blooms
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 12 minutes ago
Environment

No newborns seen as whale’s calving season peaks

No newborns seen as endangered whale’s calving season peaksScientists watching for baby right whales off the Southeast U.S. coast have yet to spot a single newborn
  • Environment
  • 5 hours, 57 minutes ago
Environment

Michigan, mining company reach deal on erosion damage
Michigan officials have reached a settlement with a mining company involving erosion caused by exploration of copper

Michigan, mining company reach deal on erosion damageMichigan officials have reached a settlement with a mining company involving erosion caused by exploration of copper
  • Environment
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Environment

Study: Warming puts millions more at risk from floods

Study: Warming puts millions more at risk from river floodsRiver floods are already one of the most widespread and damaging forms of natural disasters worldwide
  • Environment
  • 1 week ago
Environment

Another GOP gov seeks exclusion from drilling proposal

Another GOP governor seeks exclusion from drilling proposalOpposition to the Trump administration’s plan to expand offshore drilling is mounting
  • Environment
  • 1 week ago
Environment

Mich. regulators ask muskellunge anglers to take survey

Michigan regulators ask muskellunge anglers to take surveyState regulators continue to seek help from anglers in their quest to learn more about Michigan’s muskellunge population
  • Environment
  • 1 week ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer case

Flint whistle-blower mom testifies in DEQ staffer caseLee-Anne Walters has said she noticed symptoms such as hair loss in her children because of Flint’s contaminated water
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week ago
Politics

State sues Wolverine to clean up drinking water toxins

State sues Wolverine to clean up drinking water toxinsMichigan filed suit against Wolverine World Wide Inc. to clean up chemical contamination north of Grand Rapids
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Environment

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate changeNew York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Environment

Small grants available for Michigan waterway cleanups

Small grants available for local Michigan waterway cleanupsOfficials plan to divide $25,000 into small grants to support local river, stream and creek cleanups in Michigan
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Michigan

Michigan sets limit for chemical contaminants in water

Michigan sets limit for chemical contaminants in waterMichigan set its first-ever action limit for a host of chemical contaminants the government calls an emerging problem
  • Michigan
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

There’s a salt bomb headed for U.S. water

There’s a salt bomb headed for U.S. waterAfter the snow from last week’s cyclone melts, cities across the northeast will find their roads still a ghostly white.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delay

DEQ Flint criminal hearings loom after 18-month delayFour state bureaucrats charged in the Flint water probe will get their day in court Monday after 18 months of waiting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Environment

Superfund work touted by Trump EPA completed years ago

Superfund work touted by Trump EPA was completed years agoRecords show the physical work was completed before the Trump administration took charge
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
World

Oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceansTwo new studies show global warming is making oceans sicker
  • World
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Environment

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drillingThe plan would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Township appealing Nestle pump station permit decision

Township appealing decision on Nestle pump station permitNestle wants to withdraw up to 400 gallons a minute, with help from a pipeline booster station at SpringHill Camps
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Scientists: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer world

Scientists: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer worldMore than 1,600 daily records for cold were tied or broken in the last week of December.
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Environment

Trump admin rescinding rules for oil, gas drilling

Trump administration rescinding rules for oil, gas drillingCompanies would have had to disclose the chemicals used in fracking under the rules developed under President Obama
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problems

Flint’s mayor sees pipe gains despite reporting problemsWeaver said the city is trying to fix reports on replaced water pipelines despite complaints of late, faulty records
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 3 weeks ago
Environment

EPA joins Michigan in old tannery waste disposal probe
Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality is investigating 75 sites for toxic industrial chemicals

EPA joins Michigan in old tannery waste disposal probeMichigan’s Department of Environmental Quality is investigating 75 sites for toxic industrial chemicals
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks ago
Environment

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millions

Starfish making comeback after syndrome killed millionsStarfish are making a comeback on the West Coast, four years after a mysterious syndrome killed millions of them
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Snowy owls descend on Great Lakes region

Snowy owls descend on Great Lakes regionFor researchers, this winter’s mass migration of the owls from their breeding grounds is serious business.
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Climate change threatens 327 toxic Superfund sites

Climate change threatens 327 toxic Superfund sites2 million people in the U.S. live within a mile of 327 Superfund sites in areas prone to flooding
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Michigan

Michigan fish dealer sentenced in lake trout case

Michigan fish dealer sentenced in lake trout caseGeorge Eugene Schrink has been ordered to pay more than $270,000 in restitution after false labeling of fish
  • Michigan
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Michigan

Ex-Wisc. regulator to lead EPA’s Chicago office

Former Wisconsin regulator to lead EPA’s Chicago officeCathy Stepp was named Tuesday as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office in Chicago
  • Michigan
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead rule

EPA seeks advice on ‘dumb and dangerous’ lead ruleThe Environmental Protection Agency is seeking advice on what Gov. Snyder has called a “dumb and dangerous” lead rule
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
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