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Flint Water Crisis

Ex-official: Flint water plant plagued by problems

Ex-official: Flint water plant plagued by problemsFormer city official Michael Glasgow said the water plant couldn’t use phosphate coating to keep pipes from rusting
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 21 hours, 35 minutes ago
Flint Water Crisis

Ex-Flint official: DEQ ignored plant warning

Ex-Flint official: DEQ ignored plant warningThe ex-water utilities administrator for Flint said he warned state environmental officials the water plant wasn’t ready
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Flint Water Crisis

Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ cases

Study: Flint water switch led to most Legionnaires’ casesResearchers estimate 80 percent of Legionnaires’ cases in 2014-15 outbreak can be attributed to Flint water switch
  • Flint Water Crisis
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seeds

What does a bear do in the Alaska woods? Disperse seedsA study concludes that brown and black bears, and not birds, are primary distributers of small fruit seeds in Alaska
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Politics

EPA chief says he flies first class due to security

EPA chief says he flies first class due to securityThe head of the EPA has broken months of silence about his frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Fiat Chrysler

Trout Unlimited denounces Jeep Super Bowl ad

Trout Unlimited denounces Jeep Super Bowl adThe head of one of the nation’s largest fish conservation groups is taking Fiat Chrysler to task
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Environment

Fertilizer, manure top Lake Erie phosphorus sources

Report: Fertilizer, manure top Lake Erie phosphorus sourcesPanel says review focused on the lake’s western basin and the St. Clair-Detroit River system, which flows into Lake Erie
  • Environment
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

DTE questions renewable proposal: ‘Why Michigan?’

DTE questions 30 percent renewable energy proposal: ‘Why Michigan?’Petition would require electric providers in Michigan to generate 30 percent of their supply from renewables by 2030
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Trump budget slashes funding for Great Lakes cleanup

Trump budget slashes funding for Great Lakes cleanupWhite House plan would cut budget for Great Lakes cleanup program by 90 percent from $300 million to $30 million
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Renewable energy group launches Mich. ballot campaign

Renewable energy group launches Mich. ballot campaignMichigan electric providers would be need to produce at least 30 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2030
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Lawmakers want Asian carp study within a year

Lawmakers want Asian carp study within a yearCongress wants the Army Corps of Engineers to produce a study on stopping Asian carp by February 2019
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Pygmy sperm whale dies after washing ashore in Florida
Beachgoers tried to put the whale back in the water, but it beached itself again 45 minutes later in a different spot

Pygmy sperm whale dies after washing ashore in FloridaBeachgoers tried to put the whale back in the water, but it beached itself again 45 minutes later in a different spot
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
World

De Niro takes aim at Trump’s climate change policy

Robert De Niro takes aim at Trump’s climate change policy“Let’s just say we’re suffering from a case of temporary insanity,” De Niro told a packed audience in the Middle East
  • World
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Oklahoma pulling up red carpet offered to wind industry

Oklahoma pulling up red carpet offered to wind industryThe state is No. 2 nationally in installed wind capacity, behind neighboring Texas
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Environment

Valentine condom drive wants lovers to think of animals

Valentine condom campaign wants lovers to think of animalsThe Center for Biological Diversity hopes to show how human population growth negatively affects wildlife
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

State DEQ at first murky on number of vapor evacuees

State DEQ at first murky on number of vapor evacueesA state official initially said “several” people vacated a Detroit preschool site; documents showed 224 were relocated
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Toxic vapor tests lag for thousands of Michigan sites

Toxic vapor tests lag for thousands of Michigan sitesState documents: Nearly 280 residents evacuated or relocated due to potentially cancerous fumes since 2016
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Communities turn to food byproduct to cut salt use

Communities turn to food byproduct to cut salt useResearchers cite mounting evidence that those tons of sodium chloride crystals are increasing the salinity of lakes
  • Michigan
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Michigan

Saugatuck marina and home project gets key permit

Saugatuck marina and home project gets key permitThe MDEQ approved a permit for the North Shores of Saugatuck project Friday
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
World

As Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bears

As Arctic sea ice thins, so do polar bearsScientists blame global warming for the dwindling ice cover on the Arctic Ocean that bears need for hunting seals.
  • World
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Tesla expands sales of solar gear at Home Depot

Tesla expands sales of solar gear at Home DepotTesla solar panels and Powerwall batteries will be displayed at 800 Home Depot stores
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Snyder proposes $5 water fee for pipe replacement

Snyder proposes $5 water fee for pipe replacementSnyder wants water customers across Michigan to pay a $5 annual fee to upgrade infrastructure and replace lead pipes
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Oklahoma quakes tied to how deep wastewater is injected

Oklahoma quakes tied to how deep wastewater is injectedA new study finds that a major trigger of earthquakes is how deep fracking wastewater is injected into the ground
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Michigan

Snyder forms coalition to fight Asian carp

Snyder forms coalition to fight Asian carpGov. Rick Snyder says an interstate partnership is being established to help strengthen defenses against Asian carp
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
News

Super blue blood moon is a lunar trifecta

Super blue blood moon is a lunar trifectaSuper blue blood moon is a lunar trifecta
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Michigan

Snyder: Hike trash fee to clean up toxic waste

Snyder calls for trash fee hike to clean up toxic wasteGov. Rick Snyder is calling for a garbage fee increase to pay for cleaning up more than 3,000 toxic waste sites
  • Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Environment

Beet juice, beer used to address road salt danger

Turning to beet juice and beer to address road salt dangerExperts fear road salt is starting to take a toll on U.S. waterways, putting everything from fish and frogs at risk
  • Environment
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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