State environmental regulators say cleanup progress has been made at two Michigan sites on a decades-old list of the most heavily polluted locations around the Great Lakes.
A new report says mercury levels in the Great Lakes region generally have dropped over the past four decades, although concentrations in some fish and bird species have increased more recently.
Congress has appropriated $775 million over the past two years for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a wide-ranging plan to improve the region’s environmental health.
The Environmental Protection Agency is ready to share details of a temporary plan to contain and clean up PCB contamination at the 10 Mile drain in St. Clair Shores.
Today marks the season’s first Ozone Action Day. Drivers and others are asked to delay activities that contribute to higher levels of pollution amid hot, humid weather.
Michigan residents continue to breathe dangerous levels of air pollution, despite positive nationwide trends toward cleaner air.
Biologically diverse streams are better at cleaning up pollutants than less rich waterways, and a University of Michigan ecologist says he has uncovered the long-sought mechanism that explains why this is so
For the second straight year, air quality in Southeast Michigan has improved, according to data collected at air monitoring stations throughout the region.
University of Michigan-Dearborn researchers along with teachers and students from Detroit Public Schools have kicked off a research project, funded in part through an award from AT&T, to study potential soil pollution in a residential […]