DEQ spokesman Brad Wurfel said there were reports of a Van Buren Township hazardous waste landfill accepting radioactive fracking byproducts.
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.
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.
Authorities say a body found by an excavator driver at a Downriver landfill has been identified.
A 55-year-old hazardous waste landfill in southeastern Michigan is expanding over the next year.
Authorities suspect his body of a 38-year-old Ontario man likely arrived in Michigan in a shipment of Canadian garbage.
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.
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.
A recently signed Michigan law could make it less costly to expand the use of the bioreactor technology to generate energy from landfills.
In about a month, gas from Smiths Creek Landfill will be turned into usable electricity.