Stories tagged: "021 INFRASTRUCTURE"

The Palisades Nuclear Generating Station in Covert, Mich., is pictured on June 24, 2010.
(John Madill/The Herald-Palladium via AP, File)
Shuttered Michigan Nuclear Plant Moves Closer to Reopening

A company seeking to restart a southwestern Michigan nuclear power plant said Tuesday it has taken a major step forward with the signing of a power purchase agreement.

9 Michigan Communities Score State Grants to Protect Drinking Water

More than $45 million in grant funding from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy is set to help nine communities upgrade their local water infrastructure.

Meet the Man Cashing Michigan’s Billion-Dollar Ticket to Fix the Damn State

President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law marked the largest long-term infrastructure investment in nearly a century. In Michigan, there’s a whole office to help make sure the federal cash is spent on more than just fixin’ the damn roads.

The General Motors Orion Assembly Plant sign is shown on March 22, 2019 in Lake Orion, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
New State Grants to Fix Roads in Oakland Co. Ahead of GM Expansion

Millions of dollars in state funding awarded this week through the Michigan Transportation Economic Development Fund is set to improve road conditions near General Motors’ Orion Assembly Plant as the automaker prepares to invest $3.5 billion in Michigan. 

US Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Ann Arbor) reflects on her late husband, former US Rep. John Dingell’s efforts to pass the Clean Water Act. (Kyle Davidson/Michigan Advance)
Lawmakers Celebrate Clean Water Funding Alongside Advocates in Ann Arbor

State and national lawmakers on Friday met with local advocates to celebrate environmental budget wins and clean up trails alongside the Huron River in Southeast Michigan.

A rendering from the Michigan Department of Transportation shows I-375 being replaced with a lower-speed boulevard.
Report: Replacing ‘Gash Across Detroit’ to Unlock $50M in New Real Estate—and Create 4.5K Jobs

More than $100 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will allow the Michigan Department of Transportation to replace I-375 near Detroit with a new boulevard.

A family plays at a campsite at PJ Hoffmaster State Park. (Tyler Leiprandt and Michigan Sky Media LLC/Michigan DNR)
Need a New Summer Getaway? Michigan Just Spent Millions to Fix Up Several State Parks.

About $250 million in federal relief funding has allowed the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to spruce up several state parks—just in time to book your mid-summer camping trip.