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In 1961, Michigan’s bald eagle population dipped to 52 breeding pairs. Bans on DDT and other harmful chemicals fed a recovery. But the national bird still faces threats from lead bullets and sprawling development.
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Smoke blowing from Canadian wildfires hits Michigan again prompting an air quality alert. Haze from hundreds of fires has remained an issue much of the summer.
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The DNR is renaming a boat launch in Oakland County from “Squaw Lake” to “Paint Lake” as part of an effort to erase the name from more than 600 sites, including 32 in Michigan.
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Millions of Michiganders are under advisory through Wednesday after air currents pushed smoke from Canada wildfires to Michigan and other parts of the Midwest.
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Michigan communities with PFAS in their water supply could be eligible for payments from chemical manufacturer 3M, after the company reached a $10.3 billion settlement.
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As Michigan economic development officials fret over population loss that threatens the state’s future, some see a potential solution in so-called “climigrants” fleeing extreme weather.
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The emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that feeds on ash wood, has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees across North America. The key to saving what’s left may be growing behind paned glass in a quiet Brighton business park.
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The push to repower the shuttered Palisades nuclear power plant has momentum in Lansing, with a bipartisan caucus pledging support for the plant’s revival.
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State Rep. Ken Borton wants to allow recreational wildlife and bird feeding to be protected. He said the intent is to allow feeding of squirrels and other small animals. But state wildlife officials say that would encourage deer and elk to congregate, spreading disease.
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The attorney general on Wednesday filed a brief in Wisconsin federal court supporting a Native American tribe’s effort to shut down the Line 5 pipeline over fears of a rupture into a river that runs through tribal land.