Michigan will build clean energy infrastructure and invest in green programs over the next 30 years with the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050 to confront climate change, a draft of a state plan says.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday proposed spending $1.4 billion in federal pandemic funding to expand health care and infrastructure, including to bolster access to mental health services, replace state psychiatric hospitals and build a new public-health lab.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday proposed spending $200 million in federal pandemic relief funding to replace lead pipes throughout Michigan, where underground infrastructure was exposed by Flint's disaster.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday proposed spending about $1 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites and take steps such as accelerating the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, his health director and other ex-officials have been told they're being charged after a new investigation of the Flint water scandal, The Associated Press has learned.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a $500 million plan Thursday to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in Michigan that includes actions such as replacing lead service lines and removing chemical pollutants.
Keeping a 64-year-old oil pipeline in operation by running one section through a proposed Great Lakes tunnel would protect the economy and energy supplies, supporters said Monday, whereas opponents described the project as an unnecessary risk that would contribute to global warming.