Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Officials Schedule Announcement About River Raisin PollutionThe River Raisin is on the list of the Great Lakes region's most heavily contaminated sites.
State Develops Plan To Reduce Sulfur Dioxide In Detroit AreaSulfur dioxide is a significant air pollutant that can cause respiratory illness and acid rain.
DEQ: Anti-Pollution Work Benefits St. Clair River BeachesEnvironmental officials say efforts to deal with pollution that for years prompted beach closings along the St. Clair River are paying off.
Summer Gasoline Rules Take Effect June 1 In Southeast Michigan"Summer-formula gasoline increases fuel efficiency and helps smog-causing compounds from being released into the atmosphere."
GM: Pollution Control Changes Caused SUV Mileage DropGM announced last week that the fuel economy was overstated on the 2016 GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave.
Bad Week For German Automakers: Huge Costs, New ProbeAt VW, lower-level engineers are told what to do and not given much autonomy. As a result, in order to get things done, they don't tell their superiors what they're up to, he said.
VW Owners Seek Trial If Regulators Don't Agree To A Fix By Thursday The cases have lingered since last fall with the polluting cars still on the road, leaving owners to wonder if VW will buy them back or come up with a repair.
Detroit Considers Strict Regulations For Handling Pet CokeDetroit is considering a measure that would strictly regulate the handling of petroleum coke and other bulk solid materials to protect the health of residents.
Current Permit Allows More Pollution From Detroit RefineryThe area around Marathon's Detroit refinery could see increased sulfur dioxide air pollution regardless of whether new permit is approved.
Detroit Mayor Threatens Suit Over Marathon's Plan To Increase Refinery EmissionsMarathon is proposing increasing emissions of sulfur dioxide at its plant in southwest Detroit by 22 tons per year.
'We're Watching Our Families Die' Says Resident, While Marathon Oil Looking For The OK To Release More Pollutants" .... we oppose this - we think we need less pollution, not more," said Dr. Abdul El Sayed.