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More money sought to clean up brownfield sites

Proposal to increase landfill dumping fees would generate much of the funding.

February 9, 2018
A new $79-million-per-year proposal from Gov. Rick Snyder would increase funding to protect Michigan’s environment, including $45 million to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites. Read More

Lakeshore marina and housing project receives key permit

February 5, 2018
| By AP
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has given a marina and home development project in the Lake Michigan sand dunes a key permit it needs to move forward. Read More

Mining company settles with state

January 19, 2018
| By AP
SILVER CITY — Michigan officials have reached a settlement with a mining company involving erosion caused by the exploration of an underground copper deposit near Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Read More

State expands investigation into Wolverine Worldwide waste disposal

November 14, 2017
| By AP
Michigan officials said the state's investigation into the old disposal of tannery waste by Wolverine Worldwide has expanded. Read More

Tests show safe water at old Wolverine Worldwide waste sites

October 25, 2017
Test results show well water is safe to drink at a number of Wolverine Worldwide’s old dump sites in the area. Read More