Michigan Matters: Celebrating Inspiring Community ChampionsOn this week’s Michigan Matters… It’s a spotlight on two remarkable women blazing unique trails to help our community..
New Michigan Panel Could Approve Great Lakes Pipeline TunnelA newly established panel in Michigan could give final approval to a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath a crucial section of the Great Lakes
Funds OKed For Removing Mine Sands From Lake Superior HarborThe federal government has come up with money for removing additional waste mining sands from a section of Lake Superior off Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula.
Balloons Are Raising Environmental ConcernsNow that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons get deflated too?
Marriott Hotels Eliminating Plastic Straws By 2019Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year.
Global Warming Drives Spread of Toxic Algae in US, Researchers SayThe words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."
Austin Based Startup Has a Solution to Detroit’s Housing CrisisKasita manufactured homes and communities are known for high-design and high-quality while occupying small financial and geographic footprints.
Use Of Parasitic Wasps To Fight Ash Borer Grows To 24 StatesMillions of tiny wasps that are natural parasites for the emerald ash borer have been released into wooded areas in 24 states as the battle against the tree-killing borer is now biological.
Michigan Offers Grants For Projects To Prevent Harmful Algae BloomsState officials are offering $250,000 in grants to help develop technology for battling harmful algae blooms.
US-Canadian Agency: More Work Needed To Protect Great LakesA U.S.-Canadian agency says both nations have done well at preventing Great Lakes water from being overused or raided by outsiders but could take additional steps to strengthen their legal protection.
President Obama Signs Law Banning Microbeads"We are going to fight any activity that puts our beloved Great Lakes in jeopardy," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.
How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-FriendlyJune is peak time for weddings. Invitations, flowers and food are among the things that drive up the cost. But they also can increase a celebration's toll on the environment, and for many couples, that's a big concern.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Environmentalists Lose Ally In Congress With Boxer RetiringEnvironmental advocates will lose an ally in Congress when Barbara Boxer leaves the Senate at the end of her term in 2016 after more than three decades in office.
Study Explores Asian Carp Effects On Lake ErieThe analysis concluded the nutrient-rich lake might have enough food to go around even if voracious silver and bighead carp eventually develop as big a presence there as native species.