Gov. Gretchen Whitmer directed the state health department to temporarily ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products in stores and online.
This summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region, Detroit declared a rare state of emergency. The swollen Detroit River had spilled into the low-lying Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood – an event not seen near this scale since 1986.
Drinking water systems in five Southeast Michigan communities will be re-tested for PFAS this week after a spike in one type of the toxic chemical was found at a river intake.
Michigan's U.S. senators are seeking more federal funding to continue a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program.
As the water crisis continues to grip Flint, Michigan, now the city must contend with the millions of gallons of sewage water that has spilled out into the city's namesake river.
State and federal officials are inviting area residents to a forum to discuss PFAS contamination and efforts to clean up and set standards for the toxic chemicals.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—After dropping through downtown, the Grand River flattens out. There, the state is considering a dredging project to open the river to larger boats and travel between Grand Rapids and Grand Haven, a city at the river's mouth where it empties into Lake Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—A bike ride along the Grand River downtown is a breeze—heading downstream it's all downhill.
At times, the threat of climate change can feel overwhelming. Up to one million species are on track to become extinct in the near future, water levels are rising at a rapid pace, and parts of northern Michigan are warming at a faster pace than other parts of the state and the country.
Following Tuesday's debate, where she won applause for lines on the Flint water crisis and reparations, Marianne Williamson was the most Googled candidate.
Kristina Marusic is the recipient of a Michelle Madoff Award of Environmental Excellence for her reporting on environmental health and justice in Western Pennsylvania
It's often our duty to report bleak news on climate and the environment. But let's not skimp on the good news—like the continued momentum of clean energy
Nearly 20 percent of people in Philadelphia are food insecure. We visited the researchers, restaurateurs, and entrepreneurs changing this by rethinking food waste.