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Enbridge Line 5 tunnel project in Michigan delayed another 1.5 years-
Permitting delays have tacked on another year-and-a-half to the planned Line 5 tunnel project under the Straits of Mackinac.00
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Few good options for shrinking Michigan’s problem deer herds-
Deer are invading Michigan’s suburbs, resulting in car crashes, habitat destruction and disease concerns. But affected Michigan communities probably can’t sterilize or kill enough deer to reverse the trend.
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Michigan mallards are in decline. Are domestic ducks weakening their genes?-
Commercial game farms have long raised and released domestic ducks for hunters to target. Research shows those ducks are breeding with wild mallards, weakening their genes and possibly threatening their survival.
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U.S. Judge: Flint has 5 months to finish long-overdue lead pipe replacement-
The $97 million project was supposed to be done by 2020. Officials blame the pandemic, supply shortages and unreliable contractors for the delay.
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Court: Nessel can try again to return Line 5 lawsuit to state court-
Legal experts say Michigan has a better chance of persuading a state court to shut down the pipeline, while Enbridge is more likely to prevail in federal court.
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Ongoing battle to keep toxic chemicals at bay-
Outdated laws and chemicals that were approved without assessing for risk leave communities struggling to ward off contaminants before they foul drinking supplies.
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Right to water: Could 2023 be the year Michigan ends shutoffs?-
Some lawmakers see a bill to declare a human right to water as a first step toward ending the shutoffs that plague low-income Michiganders.
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Lakes Michigan and Huron join list of lakes with PFAS-tainted smelt-
State regulators this week warned anglers to limit their meals of rainbow smelt taken from the two lakes, along with three inland lakes. High PFAS levels had already prompted a smelt consumption advisory in Lake Superior.
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Michigan plastics company forced to probe PFAS contamination, cover costs-
The settlement comes as Attorney General Dana Nessel pursues lawsuits against a host of companies.
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Michigan winters are super cloudy and getting worse. Here’s how to deal.-
Blame the Great Lakes and climate change for Michigan’s dreary winters.