State officials unconcerned about failing water-policy grade
April 22 2015
In a state surrounded by 20 percent of the world’s fresh water, overuse and sustainability might not be the first thing on the minds of Michiganders. And according to a study that graded states...
River conservation program still going strong after two decades
May 1 2013
Booze bottles, syringes, old cars — just a sampling of what's been pulled out of the Grand and Red Cedar rivers since the Adopt A River campaign debuted 20 years ago
How the Republican Party is pillaging Michigan's natural resources
April 3 2013
Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice: If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you. It is the official motto of a state now advertising itself as a "19-million-acre playground that’s Pure...
Dec. 2 2009
Easy come, easy go. Created just 14 years ago by former Gov. John Engler, the state Department of Environmental Quality is about to bite the dust. The Granholm administration will merge it with the agency...
July 8 2009
to the state. His final role was chief of the cleanup division of the Department of Environmental Quality or in bureaucratic-speak, the DEQ’s Remediation and Redevelopment Division

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