Total cleanup at the property will take another 5-10 years.
MUSKEGON — The Howling Timbers Animal Sanctuary will be hosting a Howloween Open House from 1-5 p.m. Sunday.
The 345-acre Ottawa Sands property in Ferrysburg was acquired through a partnership between Ottawa County Parks and the Land Conservancy of West Michigan. It features a dune landscape with an 80-acre lake and views of the Grand River.
Ottawa County Parks & Recreation advises against displaying the wreaths, most of which are made from the non-native invasive oriental bittersweet plant that is taking a toll on the natural habitat.
A crash in the global market for recyclables is forcing communities to make hard choices about whether they can afford to keep recycling or should simply send all those bottles, cans and plastic containers to the landfill.
The Grand Haven City Council this week approved the Board of Light & Power’s first-ever wholesale purchase of solar power.
Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have agreed to replace twin 65-year-old crude oil pipes in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes with another that would run through a tunnel far below the lake bed.
The Tri-Cities Kiwanis Club, in conjunction with the state’s Adopt-A-Highway program, cleaned trash and debris along U.S. 31 from the Grand Haven drawbridge to Robbins Road this past weekend.
A new agreement would provide the first-ever solar energy for Grand Haven’s municipal power provider, which generates the majority of its electricity from the Sims coal-burning plant on Harbor Island.
With the support of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the City of Grand Haven will study an area of contaminated groundwater to make sure residents are not at risk.
“We’re pretty blessed with Lake Michigan,” said Matt Allen, the environmental health team supervisor for Ottawa County. “This summer has been really good for us.”
Warmer and wetter climate in the Midwest could lead to the displacement of some cold water fish species in southern Lake Michigan and trigger die-offs in smaller inland lakes, according to a new report.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Herman Miller has reached an agreement that will bring local wind energy to its Spring Lake-area facilities.
A statewide study of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is coming to the Grand Haven area’s water system sometime this month, after an independent study found a total of 8 parts per trillion (ppt) of the chemicals at the filtration plant in August.
Groundwater wells are drying up in Ottawa County, while salt levels are on the rise. Armed with new research, the county has developed a management plan to help reverse these trends.