Michigan Environmental Report
A golf course employee spilled insecticide on his wet shoes. He awoke in the middle of the night, vomiting with a headache and a numb right foot.
The weekend's just about here! Before you hit the soccer fields or tackle that yard work, here's a quick look at some of the stories we've been following this week.
There's not much left to say about the sorry state of Michigan's roads.
The Senate today approved a package of bills to establish a Pure Michigan Trail Network - an encouraging sign that state lawmakers recognize the important role world-class trails and other outdoor recreation assets can play in growing local economies and enhancing quality of life.
Should a property owner know if a contractor is placing a four-foot thick bed of toxic industrial waste below their businesses' new parking lot? Should a homeowner know if the same industrial waste is going underneath the road in front of their home? Should you be informed if industrial byproducts are present on a parcel of property you are buying?
Michigan's Sleeping Bear, ‘America's Most Beautiful Place,' set to earn Congress' first wilderness designation in years
(Second update: President Obama signed the bill March 13, designating roughly half of the Sleeping Bear Dunes as a federal wilderness area!)