Homeowners whose property was contaminated by materials from a now-defunct chemical plant in Michigan’s Gratiot County have lost their lawsuit against contractors and trucking companies that removed toxic sediments from the adjacent Pine River.
Two miles of pristine Lake Superior shoreline, sand dunes and an 83-acre inland lake are now open to the public as part of a 3,816-acre expansion of state-owned forestland in the central Upper Peninsula.
The Farmers’ Almanac has been around longer than all of us – and injected itself into countless pop culture references. But just how valid and trustworthy are its famed and oft-cited weather predictions?
In 2008, the state legislature passed Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. The law requires that by the year 2015, utilities must generate at least 10 percent of their energy from renewable sources. As 2015 approaches, state officials are working to determine the next steps for Michigan’s energy policy.
For the first time in Michigan, three ospreys have been fitted with tracking devices in order to get a better look at the birds’ migration patterns. One of the birds, named Monroe Spark, recently made it to Cuba.