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Tag Archives: Environment
The Leonids Meteor Shower Reaches Its Peak
November is the month in which night sky observers are treated to the annual Leonids meteor shower.
Keep Pumpkins Out of Landfills this November
Michigan produces 79 million pounds of pumpkins every year according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), making the Mitten the fourth largest producer of pumpkins.
High Winds in Michigan Down Power Lines, Rip Off Roofs
On Saturday, November 4th, high winds tore through the Great Lakes State, knocking out electricity and even tearing the roof off an apartment building.
Michigan To Receive $110 Million Over 5 Years For Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
According to the US Department of Transportation, Michigan will receive a total of $110,061,712 over the next 5 years for the development and expansion of electric vehicle infrastructure.
Michigan Reminds Residents to “Leave Your Backyard Firewood at Home”
More than half of Michigan is forested, covered with around 14 billion trees. Those trees are threatened by invasive species and blights like the oak wilt, which can kill an infected Red Oak in just a few weeks.
The Growers of Tart Cherry, One of Michigan’s Most Famous Fruits, Face Challenges
The 2022 tart cherry harvest season has been tough for many Michigan growers.
Nessel Files Suit Against Company over PFAS Contamination in West Michigan
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday filed a suit against FKI Hardware, Inc. seeking compliance and damages from the company after contaminating multiple properties with PFAS and other hazardous materials.
Toxic Algae Blooms Threaten America’s Waters
As predicted by scientists, the first blue-green swirls of toxic algae blooms surfaced mid-July in the waters near the shores of Lake Erie between Monroe, Michigan and Cleveland, Ohio.
Judge Rules for Tribe in Line 5 Suit, Says Enbridge is Trespassing and Must Pay Damages
Short of an order to decommission the Line 5 pipeline, an Ojibwe tribe on the south shore of Lake Superior secured a different legal victory Thursday in its federal lawsuit against Canadian pipeline company Enbridge.