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.