The biggest Environment Report stories of the year
The Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) discovered the wreck on August 28th. It was believed to be a vessel called the Argo that sank in 1937.
“A burn pit’s just a big hole in the ground. You push dirt up and just have trash there, and light it on fire and walk away,” says Army veteran Eric Mullins.
Researchers know relatively little about what snowy owls do when they're here in our region. To find out more, they fitted a few with fitted with a satellite transmitters.
“It’s pristine. It’s forest. It’s hunting lands. It’s hiking. It’s everything, and [the mining] would destroy that area."
One of the more troubling charges made against the state in its handling of the Flint water crisis was that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality knowingly dropped lead test samples to avoid exceeding a federal drinking water standard. Here’s the full the story.