Environment

Published July 29, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — With abundant greenery and plentiful lakes, Oakland County has much to protect from invasive species — non-native organisms that can shatter fragile ecosystems by outcompeting indigenous species and spreading out of control.

Read More

Published July 26, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Heavy rain pounded the Roseville area July 6, leaving many residents with flood damage, particularly to basements. The city said that although it will continue to aid residents who need assistance after the event, the state of Michigan will not be stepping in to reimburse Roseville for its efforts.

Read More

Published July 23, 2019

HAZEL PARK — During a presentation at the Hazel Park District Library July 8 and July 11, Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash spoke about how clean drinking water is supplied and delivered, and how his office handles sewage and stormwater runoff.

Read More

Published July 21, 2019

According to a statement on the DTE Energy website, approximately 390,000 metro Detroit residents are without power as a result of two waves of severe weather that struck the region July 19 and 20.

Read More

Published July 12, 2019

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods voted against renewing a contract with Green For Life Environmental to continue to provide recyclable collection services for the city.

Read More

Published July 1, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County recently released a new way to make recycling easier through an Alexa skill.

Read More

Published July 1, 2019

FERNDALE — With a hope to save hundreds of thousands of dollars and improve its carbon footprint, the Ferndale City Council approved a proposal to convert all DTE Energy-owned streetlights in the city to LED.

Read More

Published June 27, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville Community Schools is going electric with its decision to add two new electric buses to its fleet.

Read More

Published June 10, 2019

C&G Newspapers

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Macomb County has close to 32 miles of coastline along Lake St. Clair.

Read More

Published June 10, 2019

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Each time we pour a glass of water from our tap or run our toothbrush underneath or even fill up the kiddie pool, all we see is something clear and refreshing. But beneath the spigot, Michigan’s water infrastructure is crumbling and the inland lakes we enjoy are being polluted — that’s the part we as consumers don’t often see.

Read More

Published June 10, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Progress is being made on the 7.5 miles of natural gas pipeline that is being installed along the ITC corridor, where power lines run through Shelby Township.

Read More

Published May 31, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Environmental Citizens Committee, or ECC, originally formed in 1989, but had been inactive for many years. That all changed last year when it was revived, and since then the ECC has held six quarterly meetings, the most recent of which took place May 20 at Madison Heights City Hall. The next one is planned for September.

Read More

Published May 22, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Despite high water levels throughout the state, local bodies of water are stable, officials said.

Read More

Published May 21, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City officials are hoping to keep some homeowners from being forced to purchase flood insurance that officials say they don’t actually need.

Read More

Published May 14, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The environmental crisis of  per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, may be even worse than originally thought, according to a new study from the Environmental Working Group.

Read More

Published May 14, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — Volunteers battled mud and cloudy skies to clear invasive plants May 11 in Beverly Park. “We are getting rid of buckthorn,” Beverly Hills Village Councilwoman Rachel Hrydziuszko said. “We want it cleaned up for the Memorial Day parade and for new tree plantings.”

Read More

Published May 10, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Sandbags aren’t the only things lining the shores of Lake St. Clair this spring.

Read More

Published May 9, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In our corner of the cosmos, Earth is a miracle of sorts: a perfect storm of factors that allow life to cling to this bright blue marble spinning through space.

Read More

Published May 8, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From May 8 to March 2020, the “Snares to Wares Initiative: Capacity for Change” exhibition will be on display in the Detroit Zoo’s Wildlife Interpretive Gallery.

Read More

Published May 6, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Gardeners Club will host a presentation on a new form of functional gardening that brings both food and the beauty of fairy gardens together as one.

Read More

Upcoming Events

West Bloomfield
Lewy body dementia support group
2-3:30 p.m.
Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
Berkley
Intro to genealogy research
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Berkley Public Library
Farmington Hills
Church event on asylum seekers
6:30 p.m.
Nardin Park United Methodist Church
Rochester
Rochester native to discuss mystery novels
7 p.m.
Rochester Hills Public Library

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.