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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services “determined that prolonged consumption of the beef from this farm could increase PFOS levels in the human body,” a news release said.
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More than a dozen local governments in the state either have or are expected to pass climate emergency resolutions this month as part of an initiative by the Minnesota Cities Climate Caucus.
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Michigan will build clean energy infrastructure and invest in green programs over the next 30 years with the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050 to confront climate change, a draft of a state plan says.
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The Great Lakes’ annual winter freeze is “off to a slow start,” with ice coverage “well below average for this time of year.”
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Plants in four states will have to close the coal ash ponds months or years ahead of schedule, the EPA said, citing deficiencies with groundwater monitoring, cleanup or other problems.
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Three environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in an effort to protect a small snake found in parts of Michigan.
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A paper mill in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has agreed to pay nearly $250,000 to settle an investigation of a fish kill in the Escanaba River, state regulators said.
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Road salt is threatening the Great Lakes’ famous fresh waters and creating even bigger problems for the inland rivers, lakes and aquifers – not to mention your car’s undercarriage.
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An environmental group says a Michigan plan to reduce nutrient pollution of Lake Erie is “lackluster” and “won’t work.”