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Consumers Energy, DTE Win in Michigan High Court Power Ruling

Michigan regulators have the authority to mandate energy suppliers purchase power from in-state generation companies, the state’s highest court ruled in a decision benefiting Michigan utilities DTE Energy Co. and Consumers Energy Co. at the cost of large energy users such as U.S. Steel, General Motors Co. and the Dow Chemical Co.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S. While states are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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Opportunity Zones: Will Tax Break for Investors Benefit Communities Too?

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EPA Grudgingly Embraces Telecommuting Amid Pandemic

Honey Bees Get Attention, but Native Bees Need Help