Amid Concerns, Gov. Snyder Wants Review Of Michigan Radioactive Waste Standards

DEQ spokesman Brad Wurfel said there were reports of a Van Buren Township hazardous waste landfill accepting radioactive fracking byproducts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

James Cummings (Booking Photo)

Man Faces Prison After Putting Friend’s Body In Trash

The 35-year-old said he put his friend’s body in a large trash bin after the man died of an apparent drug overdose.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2014

Derek Golden (Family Photo)

Reward Offered For Info On Man Found In Riverview Landfill

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information in the death of a Grosse Pointe Park man whose body was found in a Downriver landfill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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Authorities ID Body Found In Riverview Landfill

Authorities say a body found by an excavator driver at a Downriver landfill has been identified.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013


Willow Run-Area Hazardous Waste Landfill Expanding

A 55-year-old hazardous waste landfill in southeastern Michigan is expanding over the next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2012

Did A Dead Body Come Over With Canadian Trash?

Authorities suspect his body of a 38-year-old Ontario man likely arrived in Michigan in a shipment of Canadian garbage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012


Michigan State University To Convert Waste To Energy

Michigan State University trustees Friday authorized construction of a $5 million device that will convert farm and dining hall waste to energy for campus buildings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

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Macomb Landfill Getting Second Waste Power Plant

Southeastern Michigan will have one of the region’s largest waste-to-energy projects when a Macomb County landfill adds a new methane-burning electric power plant in January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2011

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Landfill Rules Could Make Energy Projects Cheaper

A recently signed Michigan law could make it less costly to expand the use of the bioreactor technology to generate energy from landfills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Michigan Landfill To Host Gas-to-Energy Conversion

In about a month, gas from Smiths Creek Landfill will be turned into usable electricity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011