The particle board manufacturing plant in Grayling will bring a $325 million investment and 250 jobs to the state.
Tensions between the Michigan legislature and environmentalists have grown after the Department of Environmental Quality proposed deregulating 500 chemicals. Regulators say the move benefits public health by targeting the most serious chemicals threats.
A winter warmer than the last two will increase evaporation. And precipitation will drop. But experts say many other factors also influence water levels. That makes them hard to predict.
Photographer Tom Gill captures sunset views of a stormy Lake Michigan.