Proposals are calling for the construction of a large housing complex on a former industrial site on Michigan’s Muskegon Lake, but old contamination concerns have surfaced. Per environmental data compiled by surveyors prior to the property’s ownership transfer, toxic materials, explosive gasses and industrial contaminants were still present in large concentrations. Read the full story by WZZM-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
The Badger, which was built and launched in 1952, has returned to Ludington, Michigan after an inspection and new paint job. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story
The Michigan Department of Environmental, Great Lakes and Energy released the draft MI Healthy Climate Plan as an outline of how the state plans to reach Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s goal of getting the state carbon neutral by 2050. Read the full story by Michigan Radio. Read the full story
Staff at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is keeping tabs on a specific bird that summers in northern Michigan. A piping plover from northern Michigan was spotted at a state park in Florida this week. Read the full story by WPBN – TV – Traverse City, MI. Read the full story
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy announced that the City of Flint’s water system’s lead level is higher than the previous 6-month period result. Despite this, the lead level is still below the federal action level of 15 parts per billion. Read the full story by WPBN-TV – Traverse City, MI. Read…
The SS Alpena is the oldest steam-operated ship operating in the Great Lakes. Read the full story by the KROC -Rochester, NY. Read the full story