Items Tagged with 'Wolverine Worldwide'


Law firms submit class action lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide

December 5, 2017
A national team of law firms have announced a class action lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide, 3M Corporation and Waste Management, Inc. over the alleged dumping of "toxic waste and polluting groundwater" in Belmont, Rockford and other areas in Kent County. Read More

Man files lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide

November 29, 2017
A man in Belmont has filed a lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide concerning a contaminated well and his property. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide expands water-filtration program

November 17, 2017
Wolverine Worldwide has expanded its list of homes now eligible for free water-filtration systems due to groundwater contamination stemming from the company’s disposal of waste byproducts in the 1960s. Read More

Officials: Water safe at 3 tested schools

November 16, 2017
| By AP
Officials said trace levels of hazardous chemicals in water at three elementary schools in the area don't pose a public health risk. 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

Footwear brand selling limited-edition boot to help veterans

November 10, 2017
A footwear brand is selling a limited-edition boot over the next several days — with all the proceeds going to a veteran-focused housing nonprofit. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide spending $3M to deal with dump sites

November 9, 2017
| By AP
Wolverine Worldwide expects to spend about $3 million this year dealing with chemicals at its former dump sites in the area. 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

Wolverine Worldwide shutting down distribution center

October 20, 2017
Wolverine Worldwide is shutting down a distribution center in the area and moving 50 jobs to California. Read More

Man finds another tannery dump site

October 17, 2017
| By AP
Another leather tannery waste dump site has been found in suburban Grand Rapids, prompting worries that chemical-laced debris may be in a wider area than previously known. Read More