Archives For Michigan


When you come in contact with a great giant hogweed, plant that causes blindness and third-degree burns, discovered in Virginia


One dead in listeria outbreak; salad suspected


Protest planned for BC campus at noon


Road salt causes rust


Illness reported in Massachusetts


1.8M pounds of ground beef may have E. coli

raw ground beef closeup

Lucky for me, there are only two meat eaters in our household. I hope everyone got the news before getting sick!


1. Cost Among Hurdles Slowing New York City’s Plan to Phase Out Dirty Heating Oil

2. A frightening map of where Kerr-McGee polluted

Associated Press -  FILE - In this May 7, 1953, file photo, Navajo miners work at the Kerr McGee uranium mine at Cove, Ariz., on the Navajo reservation in Arizona. Kerr-McGee left abandoned uranium mine sites, including contaminated waste rock piles, in the Lukachukai mountains of Arizona and in the Ambrosia Lake area of New Mexico.

3. Michigan lawmakers don’t want fuel cleanup aid siphoned

Fund to fix leaking buried tanks has been used for other programs

State funds helped clean Bob's Marathon in Grand Ledge. It had three leaks from 1986-2010 near the municipal water source, right.operated on East Saginaw Highway from 1986 to 2010. The gas station was located roughly 800 feet away from the city's municipal water source.During that time, tanks on the site had three reported releases.(Caption)(April 3, 2014) Bob's Marathon, a long-time fixture in Grand Ledge, MI, sits abandoned after the business' storage tanks developed leaks. Marathon signage, and pumps have disappeared, the building is shuttered-up and little remains to tell passers-by who's station it used to be. But the monitor wells are still there, and the tanks remain under the concrete, waiting to be removed. (Dale G. Young / The Detroit News ) .

4. Blast at Liquified Natural Gas Site Casts Spotlight on Industry Safety

5. Other Voices: Earth Institute’s Steven Cohen Seeks a Post-Hysterical Approach to Climate Progress

6. Another Warning for the Northwest From Chile’s Earthquake Hot Zone

People gathered at a stadium in Iquique after a tsunami alert following an 8.2-magnitude earthquake off Chile's northern coast on Tuesday.

7. Showtime Series Aims to Engage Sleepy Public on Global Warming With Celebrity Guides

In the first episode of "Years of Living Dangerously," the actor Don Cheadle talks with Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist, and her husband, Drew Farley, a preacher.