Items Tagged with 'water quality'


Town votes to sue Wolverine Worldwide

March 15, 2018
A town in the area has voted to join a federal lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide. Read More

Township votes to sue Wolverine Worldwide

February 27, 2018
A township in the area plans to sue a neighboring maker of footwear and apparel. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide committing $40M to groundwater issues

February 9, 2018
| By AP
Wolverine Worldwide said it expects to spend $40 million addressing groundwater issues in the area. Read More

Wolverine Worldwide: Dump sites not responsible for lead in water

February 8, 2018
| By AP
A footwear and apparel maker that's working to clean up dump sites in the area said it doesn't believe the contamination is responsible for reports of elevated lead levels in water. Read More

Governor Snyder wants to boost funding for water infrastructure

February 6, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan Governor Rick Snyder wants to improve the state's water infrastructure by investing $110 million annually to help ensure access to safe drinking water. Read More

Michigan sues Wolverine Worldwide

January 11, 2018
LANSING — Michigan environmental regulators are suing Wolverine Worldwide over widely used industrial chemical contaminants that were dumped into the ground decades ago and have seeped into drinking water, saying the lawsuit is necessary to lock into place response efforts and reimburse the government for past and future costs. Read More

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

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