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A state task force has determined 86 recommendations released Thursday, identifying a host of regulatory, legal and funding fixes for aging dams and to boost dam safety.
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Years into Michigan’s PFAS contamination crisis, little is known about how the chemicals affect the fish and wildlife that live in tainted environments. Michigan has become a laboratory for answers.
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Great Lakes ice cover is near record lows and expected to remain low through winter, threatening key ecosystems and the state’s $2.3 billion recreational fishing industry.
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Bridge Michigan spoke with Dr. Mona Hannah-Attisha about what it will take to remove lead from our water supply and how residents can protect themselves in the process.
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As utilities across the state launch into a massive lead line replacement effort expected to be paid for largely by ratepayers, they are navigating a host of challenges, from the price to replace pipes to where they’ll find enough contractors to do the work.
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Weaning the U.P. of its dependence on Line 5 will likely require investments in rail or truck-based transport. But a month after the order for Enbridge to shutter Line 5 by May, a Plan B for propane has yet to emerge.
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The energy company announced Tuesday it has filed a complaint in federal court seeking to block Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from moving forward with plans to shut down Line 5 by May.
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Water advocates say they plan to push state and federal lawmakers for more funding to address PFAS, lead line replacement, and other water issues. But the COVID-19 crisis could make budget dollars scarce.
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Facing widespread coastal damage amid record high water levels, some lakeshore communities are rethinking policies that allowed people to build too close to the water.
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Recreational activity skyrocketed in Michigan through spring and summer. Now the state’s snowsports businesses hope they’ll get a similar burst of sales.