Department of Environmental Quality

Hazmat team member. FILE Photo. Getty Images/Joe Raedle

Regulators Work To Cleanse Highly Contaminated Site In Central Michigan

Michigan’s top environmental regulator has visited a highly contaminated industrial site in Gratiot County where state and federal officials are overseeing a cleanup.

CBS Detroit–10/13/2014

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.


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