(CBS Detroit) – A new bill also making its way through the state legislature aims to fight pollution caused by auto lots and junkyards.
Dozens of protesters also made their way to that press conference earlier, holding signs that say “clean water” and “clean air.”READ MORE: As Eviction Moratorium Expires, Thousands Of Metro-Detroiters Seek Help
Now the bill would increase fines against places like auto lots and junkyards.READ MORE: U.K. Opens Travel To Vaccinated Americans
it would increase the fine from $25,000 to $50,000 per day when in violation.
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