Residents in Pellston, MI can expect another round of water testing as the state Department of Health and Human Services looks to see how per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance levels have fluctuated. Read the full story by Traverse City Record-Eagle. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Throughout January, ice across the basin expanded beyond early projections that suggested the winter of 2022 might feature near-record low ice coverage. Now, maximum ice cover is expected to peak at 49 percent, a substantial jump from initial National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasting model. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story…
May 13, 2021 By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An Upper Midwestern oil pipeline continued operating Wednesday, despite a shutdown demand from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer that the operator warned could lead to fuel disruptions similar to those resulting from a cyberattack on an East Coast system. Whitmer ordered Line 5…
By Drew Costley, Associated Press
The White House’s top official on environmental justice is stepping down a year after President Joe Biden took office with an ambitious plan to help disadvantaged communities and overhaul policies that have historically hurt them.
The departure Friday of Cecilia Martinez, senior director for environmental justice at the Council for Environmental Quality, puts a spotlight on both the administration’s successes and promises yet to be fulfilled.
Summer is fast approaching, and for Lake Huron beaches that means residents and visitors arriving to enjoy some sand, swimming and sun. But the joys of a day at the beach can also come with risks: quick underwater rip currents that can put unsuspecting swimmers into danger. To help make our waterfront a safer place […]