As Michigan’s coastal communities know, Lake Michigan’s coast and sand dunes are an incredible natural resource that fuel economies.
LANSING — From the Line 5 oil pipeline to PFAS, it may seem like the best interests of business powerhouses can – wittingly or not – frequently conflict with the best interests of Michigan’s freshwater resources.
TRAVERSE CITY — Turn off the lights when they aren't needed? Check. Lower the thermostat a few degrees in winter? Maybe. Go full-time vegetarian? Probably not.
The Tri-Cities Climate Strike is scheduled to take place in Grand Haven’s Central Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20. Held as one of hundreds of demonstrations globally, the local event is being organized by St. John’s Episcopal Church of Grand Haven.
GRAND RAPIDS — Consumers Energy’s J.H. Campbell Generating Complex in West Olive is scheduled to close in 2040; however, members of a nationwide environmental group would like to see the plant closed sooner than that.
ROBINSON TWP. — Students will be returning to classes in the Grand Haven school district on Tuesday, and while they may have new teachers and rooms, those attending Robinson Elementary School will be operating with a temporary water system that was put in place last fall.
Asian carp could survive in wider portions of Lake Michigan than scientists previously believed, according to a new University of Michigan study. The findings could ratchet up pressure on Congress to fund a barrier to prevent the invasive fish from wreaking ecological havoc across the Great …
Finding that legacy pollution on your property is a bit like realizing your house was built on an abandoned burial ground in a bad horror movie: both release potentially harmful, seemingly invisible influences on your life that everyone is too embarrassed to tell you about until after the ha…
TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Federal regulators said Wednesday they will consider extending legal protections to lake sturgeon – prehistoric fish once abundant in the Great Lakes but reduced to dangerously low numbers by overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction.
The last pair of purple martins nesting in the gourds at Grand Haven State Park may have a tough time getting their young ready in time for the flight south to the Amazon rainforest.
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana mayor accused state environmental officials Friday of waiting several days before notifying his city about a steel mill's spill of cyanide and another chemical that led to a fish kill and prompted the closure of beaches along Lake Michigan.
TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Asian carp are likely to find enough food to spread farther if they establish breeding populations in Lake Michigan, reinforcing the importance of preventing the invasive fish from gaining a foothold, scientists said in a paper released Monday.
Washed-up dune grass, sticks, bits of plastic and more litter area beaches, requiring visitors to carefully step over lines of the debris before being able to enjoy the water.
OLIVE TWP. — Amid a groundwater shortage, a second Ottawa County community has banned residential developments in which homes are not hooked up to municipal water sources.