Environment


State health officials have said testing at 55 downstream locations in the Huron River system did not find any hexavalent chromium.
Report: Wixom Company Releases Industrial Chemicals into Water

Health officials say people and pets should avoid contact with the Huron River in parts of Oakland and Livingston counties. It also advises that fish caught in that area should not be eaten.

Zachary Bordner prepares a robotic great horned owl used to lure merlins for capture so they can be banded and fitted with tracking devices on June 27, 2022, near Glen Arbor. (AP Photo/John Flesher)
As Species Recover, Some in Michigan Threaten Others in More Dire Shape

The situation is ironic: A troubled species rebounds thanks to restoration efforts, only to make things worse for others in peril by preying on them or outcompeting them for food and living space.

General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo said that they will build 2,000 charging stalls at “up to” 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
GM Announces Partnership to Build 500 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo said they will build 2,000 charging stalls at "up to" 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation.

Former Gov. Rick Snyder, listens to comments during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing about the Flint Water Crisis.
Silence From Snyder at Trial Over Flint Water Crisis

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination and declined to answer questions about the Flint Water Crisis.

Regulators hae warned about rolling blackouts in Michigan this summer. The state's biggest utility companies aren't worried.
Are Rolling Blackouts Coming to Michigan? Utility Companies Doubt It.

Michigan's two largest electricity providers say that 8.8 million residents won’t have to worry about rolling blackouts this summer.

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‘Remarkable’ Story of Recovery: Otters Reclaim the Detroit River

River otters are back in the Detroit River for the first time in a century. That means clean-up efforts are working.