Here’s a fascinating story from the Metro Times about the deadliest storm ever to pound the Great Lakes, 100 years ago this November – one with the same dynamics as “The Perfect Storm” that author Sebastian Junger made famous.
Again from Michigan Radio, a Dept. of Community Health report finds no long-term health effects from the Kalamazoo oil spill. Long-term may be the key, but it is still interesting to compare it to an earlier DCH report on the acute effects of the spill that found 58% of 550 people surveyed near the site said they had headache, trouble breathing, vomiting, dizziness or other symptoms.
Finally, here’s some good news from the State House. Long overdue tweak to how Michigan cyclists should indicate a right-hand turn.