New research tackles Great Lakes regional problems

By ERIC FREEDMAN Capital News Service LANSING – We’re used to troubling news about the Great Lakes basin — Asian carp, zebra mussels, habitat degradation, fluctuating water levels, algal blooms, chronic wasting disease, lead-poisoned drinking water, endangered species and other … Continue reading →

More money sought to clean up brownfields

By AGNES BAO Capital News Service LANSING –  A new $79 million-a-year proposal from Gov. Rick Snyder would increase funding to protect Michigan’s environment, including $45 million to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites. Snyder plans to generate the money … Continue reading →