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Just a day after the extent of contamination at the Wolverine tannery site became public knowledge on March 25, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced she is re-establishing the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) science advisory board. Read More
Experts say the change will streamline the process for remediation of brownfield properties.
A bill modifying the process for obtaining a “no further action” determination from the state regarding environmental cleanup and establishing toxicity values for hazardous substances became law just before the new year. Read More
LANSING — A former Kent County judge has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Michigan appeals court. Read More
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers, finalizing an unprecedented Republican-backed legislative maneuver that opponents vowed to challenge in court. Read More
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation establishing a panel to oversee construction of an oil pipeline tunnel in the waterway linking Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, while opponents insisted the battle isn't over and could widen from the state Capitol to the courts. Read More
Muskegon has seen a few dozen cruise ship landings in the past three years, with more to come.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new international campaign to attract more cruise ships to the Great Lakes is expected to benefit the tourism industry in West Michigan. Read More
LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job applicants and people seeking certain occupational licenses to check a box if they’ve been convicted of a felony. Read More