The Great Lakes face harm from overuse, according to a new report from the Great Lakes Commission that explores the connection between energy production and water.
Two Michigan departments regulate fenced in deer farms.
Some farmers are unhappy with the DNR’s role, and a new bill would make the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development solely responsible for the farms.
Algae photo bioreactors are providing algae researchers a controlled environment to study algae and see which kinds could someday fuel a car.
Great Lakes officials are examining risks of contaminants not covered under current fish consumption advisories.
A federal program that has spurred clean energy projects throughout the Great Lakes region is facing a huge cut this week as Congress finalizes the budget for next year.
With a name like “bloody-red shrimp,” the invasive species might seem like the Great Lakes’ worst nightmare. But it’s a misnomer for this miniature invader.
House Democrats in Michigan are pushing bills to protect the state’s waters by regulating fracking, a process that injects water and chemicals deep into the ground to fracture rocks and force out natural gas.
Wind turbines popping up around the Great Lakes are getting a reputation among webbed-winged night prowlers as large, spinning murderers.
Significant constituencies in the Great Lakes region refuse to let go of the old technology and ways of commerce.
And it’s causing serious environmental backsliding.
Despite attracting $14.4 billion in investments for developing contaminated properties the past 11 years, Michigan’s brownfield redevelopment program faces a cut.
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