Dearborn launches city-wide air quality monitoring program

Dearborn officials announced the launch of a city-wide air quality monitoring program this week. In partnership with Michigan-based startup JustAir,...

Warm winters are a wet blanket for small ski slopes in northern Michigan

It’s around 8 a.m. on an early February morning at Mt. Holiday, a small ski area in Traverse City. The...

Created Equal: Detroit has a scrapyard problem

Scrapyards have always been a thing in Detroit. Just drive down any of the city's major thoroughfares and you can...

PFAS cleanup, regulation a sticking point for many Michigan voters

The presence of PFAS, also known as "forever chemicals," has become an everyday reality for many Michiganders. The state of...

Biden poised to approve $1.5B loan to reopen Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan

The federal government is expected to approve a $1.5 billion loan to restart the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwest...

Detroit Evening Report: Dearborn commits to 100% renewable energy at city buildings

The city of Dearborn is opting in to DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program to get municipal buildings to 100% renewable energy...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan communities receive $67M in grants to improve water infrastructure

Several Michigan communities were recently awarded a total of $67.1 million in state grants to replace hazardous lead drinking water...

Health, environmental groups join lawsuit to overturn EPA ozone designation in Detroit

Health and environmental groups are joining a Sierra Club lawsuit claiming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wrongly found that southeast Michigan now...

Detroit Evening Report: New tool aims to improve ‘Tree Equity’ in Detroit neighborhoods

A new tool from the conservation nonprofit American Forests aims to show Detroiters of all economic backgrounds how increasing their...

Detroit Today: Detroit just built America’s first electric charging road

Detroit is now home to America’s first stretch of road that wirelessly charges electric vehicles. Located on 14th Street in...

EGLE drafts consent order after Stellantis plant violates air permit

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has drafted a plan to enforce an air permit violation...

Deal to stop Great Lakes water diversion has worked for 15 years

Michigan and seven other states made a pact in 2005 to protect the Great Lakes from environmental and human-made threats....