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Michigan To Receive $110 Million Over 5 Years For Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

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According to the US Department of Transportation, Michigan will receive a total of $110,061,712 over the next 5 years for the development and expansion of electric vehicle infrastructure.

The electric charging push is part of the Department of Transportation’s Justice40 initiative, which works to “address gaps in transportation infrastructure and public services” by allocating at least 40% of “benefits from federal investments to disadvantaged communities.”

For Fiscal Year 2022, Michigan will receive $16.3M, and the values will increase yearly until FY 2026. 

The Northern Lights put on a rare show across Michigan

Michiganders living in the Upper Peninsula are periodically treated to displays of the famed Northern Lights. But a rare, severe (G4) geomagnetic storm Friday night meant that even those of us living below the Mackinac Bridge could see the aurora borealis.

Livestock waste making ‘Pure Michigan’ waters not so pure

Michigan boasts 11,000 inland lakes, more freshwater shoreline than any other state and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams but a new report shows some waters are being contaminated by livestock waste from concentrated animal feeding operations.