Community benefits ordinance doesn’t authorize Detroit to issue fines or injunctions.
Southwest family runs city’s first ‘zero waste’ store
Detroit shop offers all-natural products from local vendors, free from artificial chemicals and plastic packaging.
The joys and perils of bird watching while Black
Walks in Detroit were held Saturday as part of Black Birders Week, a national campaign to bring attention to the risks and obstacles Black, Indigenous and people of color face while enjoying nature.
Detroit farms give neighbors chance to buy-in on quality food
Residents can support Detroit’s community farms by purchasing “shares” ahead of the growing season. In return, they receive portions of the harvest.
Federal bill would help defend communities from pollution
The federal legislation would help Detroiters overburdened by pollution.
Asphalt plant still can’t be built in Detroit because of pollution worries
Grandmont-Rosedale residents came together to oppose an asphalt plant in their residential community – again.
Rainy season is coming. Here’s what you can do to prepare.
Apply for new city programs, purchase insurance and disconnect downspouts.
How smoking grass is preserving habitat in Rouge Park
Controlled burns preserve prairie habitat, less than 0.1% of the state’s rare tallgrass remains.
State moves to reduce ozone pollution controls in Detroit
Community groups say it’s too soon and that the decision could have harmful effects to Detroit and the region.
Smoke over Michigan skies as western wildfires burn
So far, the wildfire smoke hovering over Michigan has not impacted regional air quality. But climate experts say it should serve as a sobering reminder that the Great Lakes State is not immune to worsening natural disasters caused by climate change.