Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a $500 million plan to upgrade drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in Michigan that includes actions such as replacing lead service lines and removing chemical pollutants.
California and Michigan on Wednesday announced new steps to combat climate change, as wildfires continue to tear across the West Coast and hurricane season stretches into the Greek alphabet for named storms.
Farms housing thousands of animals are one of several sources contaminating the Pine River and dividing a mid-Michigan community.
Citing a rising threat to public health and the environment, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed an executive order battling climate change, aiming to make Michigan's economy carbon-neutral by 2050.
State regulators on Wednesday began accepting public comment on a proposed agreement with Marathon Petroleum Co. over emissions violations.
The Dearborn City Council unanimously passed an ordinance aimed at reducing air pollution from industrial debris after a nearly two-year push by members of the community.
The Michigan Attorney General's lawsuit against major global chemical producers like 3M and DuPont, which made toxic fluorochemicals that have caused widespread pollution, is moving forward.
Michigan says it has reached a preliminary settlement to pay $600 million to victims of the Flint water crisis, potentially closing a chapter on one of the country's worst public health crises in recent memory.
The cleanup of a toxic site in the metro Detroit suburb of Madison Heights is ongoing, but state and federal agencies say it'll cost more than originally predicted - around $4 million.
Michigan environmental regulators have settled a three-year dispute with the U.S. Air Force over the pace and adequacy of toxic fluorochemical cleanup at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.
As the virus rampages through Washington, essential workers nationwide are paying the price: Derrick Z. Jackson
Essential workers in the United States continue to face relentless and tragic pressures.