The allergy season is starting earlier each year due to increased CO2 and a longer growing season.
EPA seeks lower PFAS drinking water standard: What it means for Michigan
The new standards, which could take effect this year, would be stricter than Michigan’s existing standards. EPA officials acknowledged it’s unsafe to drink virtually any of two PFAS compounds, but set proposed limits at the lowest amount technology can detect.
Michigan stopped Ohio toxic waste last week, but we import waste every day
Following a train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, there was an uproar when Michigan learned contaminants from the spill were being shipped for disposal here. Political intervention halted that effort, but Michigan quietly imports hazardous waste every day. Here’s where toxic waste goes.
State asks EPA to allow it to discount Detroit air quality data
The request, which paves the way for metro Detroit to avoid ozone regulation, comes as the rates of asthma, which is caused and triggered by ozone, are rising in Black communities in Detroit.
Michigan officials ‘irritated’ toxic waste from Ohio derailment being disposed of in Wayne County
EGLE stated that Norfolk Southern Railroad chose the sites for waste disposal, and that the state has no authority to require approval for individual shipments of hazardous material or to prohibit hazardous waste from being transported for disposal across state lines.
Detroit expects more extreme heat, flooding amid climate change
This winter is one of the top 10 warmest in Detroit’s history
Detroit council wants Stellantis to fix plant odors or relocate residents
City Council members want options to protect Detroiters from pollution, including home buyouts, a land swap deal or air filters paid by Stellantis.
Opinion: People of color underrepresented in clean energy economy
Walker-Miller Energy Services and DTE Energy have partnered to launch the Energy Efficiency Academy in Detroit to increase job training, certification and placement for metro Detroiters.
High levels of PFAS in Great Lakes fish. It’s even worse for Detroit.
Eating one freshwater fish could be equivalent to drinking contaminated water for a month, new study finds
Detroit official wants to use federal funds to mitigate Stellantis odors
Councilmember Angela Whitfield-Calloway asks Mayor Mike Duggan to direct COVID relief dollars to reduce air pollution for east side neighbors near the auto plant.