The Michigan Legislature hoped that easing financial responsibility requirements and establishing a new fund would speed the closure of leaking underground storage tanks.
Time running out to use Congressional Review Act to reverse regulations
A string of votes that nullified environmental rules stopped Wednesday when the Senate failed to overturn the Department of Interior’s rules on methane emissions at oil and gas projects on federal and Native American tribal lands.
Trump administration draws environmental policy battle lines, but outcome in doubt
What Republicans can do will be limited by administrative and legislative processes and political considerations. It may eventually fall on the states to fill certain gaps.
EPA's proposed rule would require swifter public reporting of sewage releases
In Michigan, 5.7 billion gallons of untreated wastes and 5.9 billion gallons of partially treated wastes were released into the Great Lakes Basin in 2014. A warming climate is expected to spur more severe storms and more spillovers.