Items Tagged with 'storm runoff'


Ford Airport hires firm to design de-icing system

Neighbors complain of pollution; DEQ sets restrictions.

November 3, 2012
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is taking steps to remedy a storm-water runoff issue caused by its annual use of de-icing fluids. With two years left before the airport must be in compliance with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s directive to eliminate its contribution of propylene glycol to a neighboring river, known as Trout Creek by area residents, it has hired the engineering firm of Prein & Newhof to design a new de-icing disposal system. Read More