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Department of Environmental Quality

Barrel used to hold fuel. FILE PHOTO. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images, File)

Michigan Cites Company For Fracking-Related Spill

The state Department of Environmental Quality this week issued a violation notice to Encana Oil and Gas.

08/02/2013

The General Motors Lansing Car Assembly Plant is seen November 21, 2005, before GM chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner announced that GM will close 9 assembly, stamping, and powertrain plants -- eliminating 30,000 hourly job positions.  (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Trust For Ex-GM Sites Readies Pollution Report

A trust established to clean up and sell about 90 orphan General Motors properties says it’s planning to file a contamination report with the state of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

The Round Island Light House on the east shore of Round Island in the shipping lanes of the Straits of Mackinac, which connect Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.  (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Michigan Awards $880,000 For Coastal Protection

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has awarded 22 grants totaling about $880,000 for projects designed to protect the state’s Great Lakes coasts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

An airport employee sprays de-icing fluid on an airplane. (Getty Images/File Photo)

Plan Would Dump De-Icing Fluid Into Michigan River

Officials at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids are seeking permission from the state to build a $15 million pipeline to dispose of a chemical used to melt snow and ice on aircrafts by dumping it into a river.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/09/2011