United States congressman Dan Kildee is speaking out against a Canadian plan to store millions of tons of radioactive waste less than a mile from Lake Huron.
Michigan communities are taking inventory of their sewage systems and water infrastructure, to prepare for and potentially prevent future problems.
A landfill operator in metro Detroit has put on hold plans to import radioactive waste from out of state, following calls for a state review of the practice. Read more
Contributions are coming in to remove a “high hazard” dam from the Flint River.
The Hamilton Dam project recently picked up a $50,000 grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network.
The Flint Watershed Coalition will use the grant to help demolish the dam, and construct a series of rock rapids that will take its place.
Earlier this year, the state doled out money to several Michigan communities to clean up scrap tires. Now, more money is being allocated to reuse some of those tires.
A Natural Reserve dedicated to quiet recreational experiences and environmental education will soon be seeing utility upgrades. Read more
Environmental officials say they’re looking for more ways to keep safe drinking water safe for 100 thousand Michigan residents who rely on Lake Erie. That’s after Toledo was recently forced to issue a no-drinking order that effected about 34 thousand residents of southeast Michigan.
A rare plant species that calls the Great Lakes Region home is now getting attention from researchers; from up in the air.
Researchers are using the technology to map where the Pitcher’s thistle plant lives. It’s something officials typically do by counting in person. One by one. Read more
The Natural Resource Commission Youth Conservation Council recently announced nine new members to the council, which now has 24 kids.
The measure would circumvent two ballot challenges to wolf hunting laws.