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The Alpena News
Michigan officials identify 2 new aquatic invasive speciesLANSING, Mich. (AP) — State environmental officials are warning that Michigan w
Michigan officials identify 2 new aquatic invasive species
The Alpena News / Posted 2 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State environmental officials are warning that Michigan waterways are facing new threats from two invasive species. Scientists recently discovered freshwater algae known as didymo in the St. Mary's River near Sault Ste. Marie.... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Michigan officials identify 2 new aquatic invasive speciesLANSING, Mich. (AP) — State environmental officials are warning that Michigan w
Michigan officials identify 2 new aquatic invasive species
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State environmental officials are warning that Michigan waterways are facing new threats from two invasive species. Scientists recently discovered freshwater algae known as didymo in the St. Mary's River near Sault Ste. Marie.... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Enbridge agrees to keep heavy crude out of Michigan pipelineEnbridge Energy already doesn't transport heavy crude in the Straits of Mackina
Enbridge agrees to keep heavy crude out of Michigan pipeline
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
Enbridge Energy already doesn't transport heavy crude in the Straits of Mackinac. The deal signed with state officials preserves the status quo and requires a 180-day notice if changes are proposed. "Although Enbridge does not and has not used Line... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint will have lead-reduction plan for water system by 2016, officials sayFLINT, MI -- The city says it will put measures in place to reduce lead in drin
Flint will have lead-reduction plan for water system by 2016, officials say
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
FLINT, MI -- The city says it will put measures in place to reduce lead in drinking water by 2016, an announcement that comes one day after a water expert warned of the potential for a "huge public health problem" here. Mayor Dayne Walling said in a... Read more
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MLive.com
Lower TTHM levels put Flint in compliance with Safe Drinking Water ActFLINT, MI -- The city is no longer in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Wa
Lower TTHM levels put Flint in compliance with Safe Drinking Water Act
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
FLINT, MI -- The city is no longer in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act because the level of total trihalomethanes in water samples collected last month has fallen, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality says. The DEQ... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan's Adventure sewage increase request stirs oppositionMUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Neighbors, environmentalists and local government officia
Michigan's Adventure sewage increase request stirs opposition
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Neighbors, environmentalists and local government officials are pushing for a public hearing on a permit request by Michigan's Adventure amusement park to increase the amount of sewage it treats and releases into the... Read more
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MLive.com
Lead leaches into 'very corrosive' Flint drinking water, researchers sayFLINT, MI -- Flint drinking water is "very corrosive" and "causing lead contami
Lead leaches into 'very corrosive' Flint drinking water, researchers say
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
FLINT, MI -- Flint drinking water is "very corrosive" and "causing lead contamination in homes," researchers from Virginia Tech University reported online Wednesday, Sept. 2. "On a scientific basis, Flint River water leaches more lead from plumbing... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Martin Lake mysteryJournal Staff Writer MARQUETTE - After observing the water levels in Martin La
Martin Lake mystery
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE - After observing the water levels in Martin Lake significantly drop throughout the past decade, several concerned waterfront property owners are asking for the Marquette County Board's support. Linda Winfield stands... Read more
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MLive.com
Boaters Beach, 'greatest place God ever made,' brings hundreds each weekend to Saginaw BaySAGINAW BAY, MI — Dressed in a backwards cap and sunglasses, his muscle-bound t
Boaters Beach, 'greatest place God ever made,' brings hundreds each weekend to Saginaw Bay
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
SAGINAW BAY, MI — Dressed in a backwards cap and sunglasses, his muscle-bound torso bright pink in the summer sun, Tim Daly wades through the waist-deep water on a Lake Huron sandbar. Nearby, more than 100 boats are anchored. Music blares. A Frisbee... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Hospital project moves forwardThe company plans to build a 535,000-square-foot hospital building and 93,000-s
Hospital project moves forward
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The company plans to build a 535,000-square-foot hospital building and 93,000-square-foot adjoining clinical services building where the city's Municipal Service Center currently stands. The 37-acre piece of city land is located north of Baraga... Read more
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Cadillac News
CadillacNews.comAnnexation could mean more taxes, water bill for township residents MESICK — S
CadillacNews.com
Cadillac News / Posted 7 days ago
Annexation could mean more taxes, water bill for township residents MESICK — Springville Township residents could soon be abandoning their wells and paying a monthly water bill if a proposed annexation is approved by Mesick village board... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
False accusations that amusement park plans to dump raw sewage into watershedMUSKEGON, Mich. – There’s rising concern as well as some misinformation surroun
False accusations that amusement park plans to dump raw sewage into watershed
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
MUSKEGON, Mich. – There’s rising concern as well as some misinformation surrounding the sewage plan for the popular West Michigan amusement park Michigan’s Adventure. The amusement park is reauthorizing its permit for its on-site waste water... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Dive team examines Tuskegee crash siteFor the civil engineer and underwater diving enthusiast from Silver Spring, Md.
Dive team examines Tuskegee crash site
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
For the civil engineer and underwater diving enthusiast from Silver Spring, Md., the trip represented much more than 400 miles. Helping record a piece of history about America's first black military pilots was "a spiritual journey," he said. Above,... Read more
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Black Press USA
Dive Team Explores Wreckage of Tuskegee Airman’s WWII PlanePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation’s capital to Mic
Dive Team Explores Wreckage of Tuskegee Airman’s WWII Plane
Black Press USA / Posted 14 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation’s capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'A spiritual journey': dive team explores Tuskegee Airman's plane wreckageKamau Sadiki traveled from the US capital to Michigan to join a dive team charg
'A spiritual journey': dive team explores Tuskegee Airman's plane wreckage
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
Kamau Sadiki traveled from the US capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For the civil engineer and underwater... Read more
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TV 7&4 Traverse City
Beach warnings lifted in Grand Traverse CountyGRAND TRAVERSE CO. -- Normal beach activities can return Friday after water war
Beach warnings lifted in Grand Traverse County
TV 7&4 Traverse City / Posted 14 days ago
GRAND TRAVERSE CO. -- Normal beach activities can return Friday after water warnings were issued Thursday for high E. coli levels. According to the Grand Traverse County Health Department, the no swim warning at East Bay Park has been lifted after... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Spring Lake Twp. gets state grant for planning, resource inventoryThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will kick in $11,000 of the $2
Spring Lake Twp. gets state grant for planning, resource inventory
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will kick in $11,000 of the $22,000 project to help the township and City of Norton Shores jointly plan for a park on 30 acres of township-owned land on Little Black Lake. “Norton Shores already has... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
The Evening Sun / Posted 15 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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York Daily Record
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
York Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 15 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) - Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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ABC News
Dive Team Explores Wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII PlaneKamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team
Dive Team Explores Wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII Plane
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. Helping record a piece of... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII planePORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Mic
Dive team explores wreckage of Tuskegee Airman's WWII plane
Bennington Banner / Posted 15 days ago
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Kamau Sadiki traveled from the nation's capital to Michigan to join a dive team charged with officially documenting for the first time the wreckage of a plane that was piloted by a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. For... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Company rebounds from failed DEQ inspectionA Saranac company that disposes of florescent light bulbs was issued a violatio
Company rebounds from failed DEQ inspection
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 15 days ago
A Saranac company that disposes of florescent light bulbs was issued a violation for exceeding the emission limit for mercury and failing to dispose of mercury properly earlier this year.On March 20, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality... Read more
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TV 7&4 Traverse City
High levels of E.coli prompt beach warnings in Grand Traverse CountyGRAND TRAVERSE CO. -- The Grand Traverse County Health Department released Thur
High levels of E.coli prompt beach warnings in Grand Traverse County
TV 7&4 Traverse City / Posted 15 days ago
GRAND TRAVERSE CO. -- The Grand Traverse County Health Department released Thursday three beach warnings after water samples showed high levels of E.coli. Health Officials say no one should swim at East Bay Park after E.coli levels exceeded MDEQ... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projectsThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projects
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. The DEQ's Office of the Great Lakes recently distributed the... Read more
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News 10 WILX
State Grants Funds To Boost Environmental ProtectionThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality recently awarded over $700,000
State Grants Funds To Boost Environmental Protection
News 10 WILX / Posted 17 days ago
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality recently awarded over $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. LANSING The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projectsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awar
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projects
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. The DEQ's Office of the Great Lakes... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projectsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awar
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projects
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. The DEQ's Office of the Great Lakes... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projectsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awar
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projects
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. The DEQ's Office of the Great Lakes... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projectsLANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awar
Michigan awards grants for coastal protection projects
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 17 days ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded more than $700,000 in federal grants for projects to boost water quality and reduce pollution in Great Lakes coastal areas. The DEQ's Office of the Great Lakes... Read more
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TV 7&4 Traverse City
DEQ issues Air Quality Alert for Mason CountyMASON COUNTY -- The warm temperatures we've been experiencing, combined with hu
DEQ issues Air Quality Alert for Mason County
TV 7&4 Traverse City / Posted 18 days ago
MASON COUNTY -- The warm temperatures we've been experiencing, combined with humidity and pollution already in the air, can make breathing difficult for some people, especially for folks who are already dealing with respiratory conditions. Monday... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Vision for Uniroyal site connects people, riverPhoto by WSU WALTHER REUTHER LIBRARY COLLECTION The Uniroyal site in 1930. It
Vision for Uniroyal site connects people, river
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 19 days ago
Photo by WSU WALTHER REUTHER LIBRARY COLLECTION The Uniroyal site in 1930. It was shortly after flying over industrial wasteland in a 1986 tour that Donald Trump decided a redevelopment of the former Uniroyal Tire Co. factory site was not in his... Read more
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MLive.com
Air quality alert issued for West Michigan Sunday as temperatures expected to hit 90GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Air pollutants are expected to hit unhealthy levels in West
Air quality alert issued for West Michigan Sunday as temperatures expected to hit 90
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Air pollutants are expected to hit unhealthy levels in West Michigan on Sunday, and the elderly, children and residents with respiratory diseases are urged to limit prolonged outdoor exertion, according to an air quality... Read more
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The Alpena News
US-23 South Corridor doesn’t get grantALPENA - It appears the South Bay Corridor Association is going to have to find
US-23 South Corridor doesn’t get grant
The Alpena News / Posted 22 days ago
ALPENA - It appears the South Bay Corridor Association is going to have to find an alternative source of funding to help pay for design plans for the US-23 South improvement project. The organization learned Wednesday it is unlikely to be selected... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Frankenmuth fish passage construction startsFRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Ca
Frankenmuth fish passage construction starts
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 22 days ago
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Cass River in Frankenmuth has started. The Saginaw News reports ( http://bit.ly/1UyQlvw ) that the work comes after almost 13 years of planning. Crews will spend the next... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Frankenmuth fish passage construction startsFRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Ca
Frankenmuth fish passage construction starts
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 22 days ago
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Cass River in Frankenmuth has started. The Saginaw News reports ( http://bit.ly/1UyQlvw ) that the work comes after almost 13 years of planning. Crews will spend the next... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Frankenmuth fish passage construction startsFRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Ca
Frankenmuth fish passage construction starts
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 22 days ago
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Cass River in Frankenmuth has started. The Saginaw News reports ( http://bit.ly/1UyQlvw ) that the work comes after almost 13 years of planning. Crews will spend the next... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Frankenmuth fish passage construction startsFRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Ca
Frankenmuth fish passage construction starts
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 days ago
FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) - Construction of a passage for spawning fish on the Cass River in Frankenmuth has started. The Saginaw News reports ( http://bit.ly/1UyQlvw ) that the work comes after almost 13 years of planning. Crews will spend the next... Read more
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The Davison Index
Crude oil fire two years ago still leaving a smellDAVISON TWP. — Residents and motorists along Irish Road at the I-69 overpass, j
Crude oil fire two years ago still leaving a smell
The Davison Index / Posted 23 days ago
DAVISON TWP. — Residents and motorists along Irish Road at the I-69 overpass, just north of Lapeer Road, have noticed the return of an odor left behind after a semi-tanker hauling crude oil crashed and burst into flames in January of 2014. Randy... Read more
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MLive.com
Readers, show us your Petoskey stones, a pure Michigan summer findWe'd love to share a photo if you have. Send it to kznews@mlive.com or use the
Readers, show us your Petoskey stones, a pure Michigan summer find
MLive.com / Posted 23 days ago
We'd love to share a photo if you have. Send it to kznews@mlive.com or use the form below, and include some information about who found the stone, where, and when. While you scour your beaches and backyards, here are some fun facts to contemplate,... Read more
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Cadillac News
CadillacNews.comHaring Township and Baker College in discussions for water service CADILLAC —
CadillacNews.com
Cadillac News / Posted 25 days ago
Haring Township and Baker College in discussions for water service CADILLAC — A couple of new housing structures under construction for Baker College of Cadillac have the institution seeking needed water services. An agreement is currently being... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning village reviews progress on street improvement projectsSTREET IMPROVEMENTS – Chesaning Village Administrator Troy Feltman identifies r
Chesaning village reviews progress on street improvement projects
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 27 days ago
STREET IMPROVEMENTS – Chesaning Village Administrator Troy Feltman identifies recent street improvements and those in progress. He is looking for feedback from the public on potential street projects that might fit into the village’s maintenance... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Sierra Club vs. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality: Disagreement on the riversThe Sierra Club is upset that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Sierra Club vs. Michigan Department of Environmental Quality: Disagreement on the rivers
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 1 months ago
The Sierra Club is upset that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a final air pollution permit late last month to DTE Energy Co. for its coal-fired plants in Wayne County at River Rouge and Trenton Channel. Because of growing... Read more

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