Amid Concerns, Gov. Snyder Wants Review Of Michigan Radioactive Waste StandardsDEQ spokesman Brad Wurfel said there were reports of a Van Buren Township hazardous waste landfill accepting radioactive fracking byproducts.
Man Faces Prison After Putting Friend's Body In TrashThe 35-year-old said he put his friend's body in a large trash bin after the man died of an apparent drug overdose.
Reward Offered For Info On Man Found In Riverview LandfillA $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 ID Body Found In Riverview LandfillAuthorities say a body found by an excavator driver at a Downriver landfill has been identified.
Willow Run-Area Hazardous Waste Landfill ExpandingA 55-year-old hazardous waste landfill in southeastern Michigan is expanding over the next year.
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.
Michigan State University To Convert Waste To EnergyMichigan State University trustees Friday authorized construction of a $5 million device that will convert farm and dining hall waste to energy for campus buildings.
Macomb Landfill Getting Second Waste Power PlantSoutheastern 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.
Landfill Rules Could Make Energy Projects CheaperA recently signed Michigan law could make it less costly to expand the use of the bioreactor technology to generate energy from landfills.
Michigan Landfill To Host Gas-to-Energy ConversionIn about a month, gas from Smiths Creek Landfill will be turned into usable electricity.
Sen. Stabenow Aims To Pass 'Stop Canadian Trash Act'Senator Debbie Stabenow is introducing legislation aimed at stopping private Canadian waste from coming into Michigan.
$30M Trash-To-Power Project Moves ForwardThe Texas-based company that owns the Pine Tree Acres landfill in Michigan is moving forward with a $30 million project to convert methane gas from decomposing trash into electricity to power nearly 20,000 homes.