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Year in Review: The most important environment stories from 2017

Dec 29, 2017

Since Michigan is the Great Lakes State, it's no surprise that environmental reporting continues to be relevant year after year, and 2017 was no different.

Here are some of the biggest environmental stories from the year:

Ripple effects of the Flint water crisis

After seeing the consequences of the Flint water crisis, many Michigan cities began taking steps to rid themselves of lead pipes. But are they doing enough?

The Great Lakes

From the Line 5 controversy to continued fears of water contamination, the Great Lakes continue to be a major focus for environmental reporting.

Animals and invasive species

Michigan faces a growing number of invasive species, as well as endangerment and serious diseases.