For Great Lakes researchers it’s the best of times and the worst of times… With record high water levels, this year is critical for researchers, unfortunately coronavirus is limiting what research can be done. 

When homeowner associations shade out solar energy

Apr 22, 2020
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Rick Freiman has a couple of reasons for wanting to put solar panels on his roof. They would save him money on his energy bill. But also, Freiman is a climate activist. He and his wife Deb want to shrink their carbon footprint. 

Courtsey Molly Benson / Huron Pines

Huron Pines, an environmental conservation organization, is opening a coastal office in Alpena this month.  


State officials and Enbridge Energy continue to spar over whether the company is legally bound to pay for cleanup of a potential oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.


A national environmental group is raising concerns about the overuse of salt to remove ice from roads.