Department of Environmental Quality http://wkar.org en Sen. Jones Urges Feds to End Coal Exemption for Lake MI's 'Badger' http://wkar.org/post/sen-jones-urges-feds-end-coal-exemption-lake-mis-badger <p>A Lansing-area state legislator is urging federal environmental officials to get tough with the coal-fired SS Badger.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:51 +0000 Mark Bashore 22574 at http://wkar.org Sen. Jones Urges Feds to End Coal Exemption for Lake MI's 'Badger' DEQ Approves First Permit for Western UP Copper and Silver Mine http://wkar.org/post/deq-approves-first-permit-western-copper-and-silver-mine <p>A company that wants to open a mine in the Upper Peninsula has cleared its first hurdle with state regulators.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:07:12 +0000 Rick Pluta 16581 at http://wkar.org DEQ Approves First Permit for Western UP Copper and Silver Mine