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MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes

April 2nd 2018

  MML #2: Health & Cost Considerations in Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Changes (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 2, 2018) Lansing, MI – In response to the Flint water crisis, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is revising the lead and copper rule that determines the levels of permissible contamination.  The rule, which has not […]

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests

March 3rd 2018

Businesses in Franklin Asked to Close Pending More Air Quality Tests (Oakland County Healthy Division, March 3, 2018) Franklin, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services notified Oakland County Health Division yesterday afternoon of a vapor intrusion involving the chemicals Trichloroethylene (TCE) and Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in the Franklin Village Plaza at 32716-32744 […]

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout

January 28th 2016

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout (Philip Lombard, Jan. 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – About 200 people attended a meeting at the Southfield Library Wednesday evening to discuss a planned exploration gas and oil well on the Word of Faith International Christian Center property, located at the corner of Nine Mile and […]

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video)

January 13th 2016

Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash talks about Water Quality (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 13, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Turning on the faucet and having clean water come out is something easily taken for granted. They wash their hands, take a shower, brush their teeth, cook, clean, and drink without stopping to think about […]

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit

December 30th 2015

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit (City of Southfield Press Release, Dec. 30, 2015) Southfield, MI – Recent media reports have resulted in questions about the City of Southfield’s position regarding oil and gas exploration.  These questions arose because Jordan Development filed an Application for drilling in the City on November 4, 2015.  This Company is an […]

Fracking Presentation Debunks Industry Arguments (video)

May 2nd 2013

Curry went through industry arguments about fracking, refuting them one-by-one, often with DEQ [Department of Environmental Quality] documentation. DEQ representative Hal Fitch came to a discussion with Curry previously…

Public Hearing Scheduled for Polar Environmental Service

August 29th 2012

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is holding a public comment period from August 24, 2012, until September 27, 2012, and a public hearing on September 27, 2012, on Polar Environmental Service Corporation’s (PESC) proposed operation of a treatment, storage, and disposal facility for waste oils, water, and coolants that are not hazardous waste. The facility is located at 707 East Lewiston, Ferndale, Michigan.