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Groups Sue Over Steel Plant’s Air Emissions Permit

The groups say the permit will allow the plant to continue polluting at levels that had been cited more than 30 times in state enforcement actions.

CBS Detroit–07/21/2014

Oil seeps past a boom on a river. (Getty Images) FILE

BP Refinery Leak Spills 500 Gallons Of Crude Into Lake Michigan

British Petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana released 500 gallons of crude Monday night after a leak went undetected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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

Clean-Up Underway After 4,000 Gallons Of Diesel Fuel Spill In Auburn Hills

The spill happened at a business near I-75 and Lapeer Road when a valve malfunctioned on a backup generator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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Logic Solutions Acquires Quantum Compliance Systems

Ann Arbor-based Logic Solutions Inc. has acquired Quantum Compliance Systems, for whom Logic served as a technology partner for more than a decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2012

Snyder Splits DNR, DEQ

Michigan Governor-elect Rick Snyder will split up the departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources.

11/30/2010

Snyder Splits DEQ, DNR

Snyder Tuesday announced former agriculture director Don Wyant will head the Department of Environmental Quality. Rodney Stokes will serve as director of the DNR.

11/30/2010

State To Pursue Appeal Over Bad Septic Tanks

A fight over failed septic tanks near Lake Huron is headed to the Michigan Supreme Court.

09/24/2010

Anglers Fighting Push To Ban Lead Lures

Michigan anglers and bait shop owners are warning that a push to ban lead in fishing tackle would harm the state’s $7 billion fishing industry at a time when it’s already hard-hit by the recession.

09/18/2010

Experts To Testify In Asian Carp Lawsuit

Experts are set to testify in a federal lawsuit in Chicago, where five states are asking a judge to close Illinois shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from overrunning the Great Lakes.

09/07/2010

Lengthwise Rip In Ruptured Oil Pipeline

A ruptured section of pipeline that spewed hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into a southern Michigan river had a lengthwise rip that likely was less than five feet long, a company official said […]

08/07/2010

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