By LAINA STEBBINS Capital News Service LANSING — Bills introduced by House and Senate Democrats would establish citizen oversight commissions to restore a layer of accountability in environmental enforcement – commissions which have not existed in Michigan for a quarter-century. … Continue reading →
By CHAO YAN Capital News Service LANSING — The Northwest Lower Peninsula is a paradise for birdwatchers. Piping plovers, on the endangered species list, and the snowy owl nest there in the winter. The region is a stopover for thousands … Continue reading →
The Clinton County Department of Waste Management has teamed up with local law enforcement agencies and other area organizations since 2008 to host medication collection events that promote the proper disposal of pharmaceutical drugs.
By LAURA BOHANNON Capital News Service LANSING — Even though Michigan has the most private wells in the nation, no state regulations control how often that water should be tested. A quarter of Michigan’s residents rely on well water, according … Continue reading →
By STEVEN MAIER Capital News Service LANSING — Scientists have found a potential new ally in the fight to restore lake trout in Lake Michigan. Elk Lake in Antrim and Grand Traverse counties is home to a strain of fish … Continue reading →
By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — Grayling is a member. So are Three Rivers, Blissfield and downtown Lansing. In all, nearly two dozen communities in Michigan are members of the Michigan Main Street initiative. The goal of the … Continue reading →