Items Tagged with 'water quality'
LAPEER — For more than 20 years, the town of Lapeer sent leftover sludge from its sewage treatment plant to area farms, supplying them with high-quality, free fertilizer, while avoiding the expense of disposal elsewhere. Read More
A local nonprofit that works to improve access to clean water is delivering water filters to survivors of Hurricane Dorian. Read More
LANSING — More than 60 drinking water systems in Michigan sampled last year had measurable levels of a class of long-lasting and highly toxic chemicals linked to cancer and a variety of other illnesses, according to state officials. Read More
A local environmental group is planning a three-day event this week to educate the community about clean water issues. Read More
Manufacturer will not pay to extend Plainfield’s municipal water to PFAS-contaminated areas unless 3M shares cost.
After nine months, Wolverine Worldwide has ended settlement negotiations with two local townships over paying costs associated with PFAS contamination from Wolverine’s alleged waste disposal practices. Read More
DETROIT — Local governments and utilities are suing the state over its implementation of the nation's toughest drinking water rules for lead, saying they support strong action against public exposure to the toxin but find the new rules arbitrary and too costly for the communities left to foot the bill for the work to be done. Read More
LANSING — Michigan's chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation over the Flint water crisis, a judge has ruled, making Dr. Eden Wells the second member of Gov. Rick Snyder's Cabinet to go before a jury. Read More