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Displaying items tagged: For Love of Water

Sunday, 22 November 2020 19:20

Whitmer shifts Line 5 dynamic ahead of legal dispute, tunnel uncertainty

In a move sought for years by environmental advocates, tribes, and hospitality and tourism businesses, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer this month notified Enbridge Inc. that it would no longer have the state’s permission to operate the Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 23 June 2019 19:00

Chamber urges transparency as AG gears up for high-profile PFAS, opioid litigation

When tobacco companies settled claims with dozens of states in the late 1990s over the use of deceptive marketing tactics, trial lawyers took home billions of dollars in what remains a contentious example of lawyers’ fees for representing the government.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 15 April 2018 20:20

Tapped out: Osceola County projects shed light on commercial, industrial groundwater use

About 70 miles north of Grand Rapids, water conservation groups continue to put pressure on a pair of developments that would withdraw hundreds of gallons of groundwater per minute.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 04 March 2018 18:46

Amid transition to clean energy, utilities tackle water conservation

While closing coal-fired power plants is often lauded for improving air quality, it’s also saving billions of gallons of water a year from being withdrawn from the Great Lakes and local resources.

Published in Economic Development