Judge extends negotiations over Great Lakes fishing rights

The state of Michigan and five Ottawa and Chippewa tribes will have more time to renegotiate their expiring agreement governing fishing in the Great Lakes after a recent court ruling extending the negotiation timeline. Read the full story by the Traverse City...

Groups hope NY rules get pollutants out of drinking water

Clean water activists hope that public water suppliers will remove an industrial pollutant, 1,4-Dioxane, from the New York public water supply under new water standards adopted by the state’s Public Health and Health Planning Council. Read the full story by The...

State to hire 3rd inspector for dam safety program

A third inspector is expected to be hired for Michigan’s Dam Safety Program, with the hopes that a new senior environmental engineer will improve the safety of state-regulated dams. Read the full story by The Associated Press.

Webinar scheduled on permit process for oil pipeline tunnel

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has scheduled a public webinar for this for August 6 to help keep the public informed about the application permitting process for Enbridge Energy’s Line 5 tunnel project. Read the full story by WILX-TV –...