Environment

Health Officials to Detroiters: Watch What Fish You Eat from the River

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging people to watch the amount of fish they consume from the...

Are We Headed to a Dark Age for American Science and Research?

President Donald Trump's budget proposal calls for major cuts to science and research, areas that have helped propel America to...

Motown Movement Aims For Affordable, Sustainable Housing [PHOTOS]

When Ronen Dan and Bob Hendrikx first came to Detroit from the Netherlands, they saw the blight they'd heard about in Dutch...

Colon Cancer Increasing in Young Adults

  A new study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds that colon cancer cases are on the...

State Lawmakers Get Preview of New Lead Rule

Amber Neher Some state lawmakers got an early peek at Gov. Rick Snyder’s new lead rules that are supposed to...

Unique and Rare Forest on Belle Isle Scheduled for Helicopter Logging

The eastern end of Belle Isle will be closed for a couple of days this week as the Michigan Department...

Lawmakers Could See Smart Meter Showdown This Week

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) A debate between lawmakers and utility providers is brewing in Lansing.  Legislation in...

Snyder Wants to Create Permanent Lead Commission

Amber Neher Gov. Rick Snyder will create a commission this week that has the mission of tackling the problem of...

Old Soap Factory Near Riverwalk Looking for New Life

The Stone Soap Building on Franklin Street near Detroit’s Riverwalk was built in 1907. The brink exterior of the 80,000...

Michigan Is Running Out of Environmental Cleanup Money

Sandra Svoboda The state is close to running out of money to clean thousands of abandoned, polluted properties all across...

Warning for Small Pet Owners: Coyotes Coming

Warmer weather is bringing out more wildlife and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is warning property owners to keep...

MDEQ Lifts Boil Water Advisory

UPDATE at 10:30 a.m., Mar. 3: The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has lifted the boil water advisory for parts...