Whitmer announces federal funding to boost Michigan’s green initiatives

Michigan is receiving funding from the federal government for projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer made...

The Metro: ‘Heat island effect’ contributing to warmer temperatures in Detroit, research shows

As global temperatures continue to rise due to climate change, environmental factors in some urban communities are amplifying the heat...

Detroit dust ordinance heads to City Council for final approval

A proposed ordinance to limit "fugitive dust" in Detroit and create more stringent air quality rules for commercial facilities is...

Detroit Evening Report: New state agency holds clean energy, EV transition roundtable in Detroit

Officials from a new state office met with stakeholders Tuesday to talk about efforts to prepare workers and businesses for...

The Metro: Why Dearborn amended its dust ordinance with stricter standards

Fugitive dust — it sounds like bad air gone awry. And honestly, that’s not such a bad characterization. Fugitive dust...

Created Equal: Air pollution is plaguing Detroiters’ lungs

Detroit’s air is dirty, and according to a new report from the American Lung Association, dirtier than most cities in...

Local nonprofit aims to plant Detroit’s first-ever forest of giant sequoia trees

A nonprofit in Detroit’s Poletown east neighborhood is partnering with an organization in northern Michigan to plant Detroit’s first ever...

Detroit Evening Report: Detroit area ranked among worst cities in the nation for annual pollution, report shows

Metro Detroit has some of the worst air particle pollution in the country, according to a new report released Wednesday...

The Metro: New Eliza Howell Park art project to be made from Rouge River waste

Eliza Howell Park in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood will soon be seeing new art installations as part of Sidewalk Detroit's 2024...

Detroit Evening Report: State announces $320K grant opportunity for community solar projects

The Energy Unit of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) this week announced new grant opportunities...

Small corner of Michigan awaits total solar eclipse

Americans from Texas to Toledo will witness a total solar eclipse on April 8. That includes a very small part...

Legal fight over future of Line 5 pipeline returns to court

A federal appeals court will hear arguments Thursday afternoon in a case involving the future of an oil pipeline in...