Michigan To Urge Toughest Lead-Test Rules In USMichigan would have the toughest lead-testing rules in the nation and require the replacement of all underground lead service pipes in the state under the sweeping plan.
EPA: No Changes To Federal Lead Water Rule Until Next YearThe Environmental Protection Agency's top water regulator says officials are working to strengthen a federal rule limiting lead and copper in drinking water.
Federal Watchdog To Interview Flint Residents On Water CrisisA panel appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder concluded that the state is "fundamentally accountable" for the lead crisis.
EPA Approves Sexual Lure To Help Trap Invasive Sea LampreysThe eel-like creatures use suction-cup mouths and razor-sharp teeth to fasten themselves to their prey and suck out body fluids.
Report: Dozens Of Deaths Likely From Volkswagen Pollution DodgeVolkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, according to a report.
US Regulator Missed Its Best Chance To Catch VW CheatingWithout that test, VW was virtually home free and evaded detection for seven years.
EPA To Change Diesel Tests To Thwart VW-Like CheatingWhen there is this kind of deception, we've got to get these agencies to be able to cut through it and catch it."
EPA Administrator Visits NextEnergy, Promotes Clean EnergyGina McCarthy, head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, visited NextEnergy in Detroit and discussed the economic benefits of pursuing a clean-energy future.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EPA: Keystone XL's Climate Impacts Need To Be RevisitedWith the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to "revisit" how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.
Hyundai-Kia To Pay US $100M For Overstating MpgThe penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Michigan International Speedway Green Efforts Rev Into New GearMichigan International Speedway is increasing its "green" efforts through a new partnership with Consumers Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.
EPA Calls CMU Research 'Critical' To Great Lakes' HealthGreat Lakes research, restoration, conservation and the lakes’ economic impact highlighted discussions today at a symposium sponsored by Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research.
Group Sues EPA Over Invasive Species RegulationsA lawsuit seeks tougher rules dealing with ballast water discharges from ships to prevent more invasive species from reaching U.S. waterways.
Government Expands Urban Waters Effort To Grand Rapids"Restoring these waterways is not only important for improving the water that we all depend on, but for spurring economic growth and creating recreational opportunities in these communities as well," said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.