The ruling says the suit is premature since oil and gas companies have not announced plans to drill in the area.

DEQ rules being revised for the first time since 2011

Group wants tighter standards on leases for lands that could be used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas



Ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber's most recent book is Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis



Republican Aric Nesbitt represents all of Van Buren County and northwest Kalamazoo County in the Michigan House.