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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

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

Ottawa plans water forum

October 27, 2012
Ottawa County will host its seventh annual forum on water quality Thursday. The purpose of the forum is to stay abreast of possible water quality challenges and threats and be able to develop action plans if necessary. Read More