Audit Faults Michigan Regulators In Flint Water CrisisA report by the state auditor general found that staffers in the DEQ's drinking water office failed to order the city to treat its water with anti-corrosion chemicals as it switched to Flint River in April 2014.
Email: Anti-Corrosive Chemicals Weren't Applied To Flint Pipes Over Bacteria WorriesThe failure to deploy corrosion controls after the city switched to the Flint River has been widely considered a catastrophic mistake.
Michigan Undertaking Plan To Determine If Flint Water Is SafeThe DEQ hopes "to be able to say something about the general health of the system come mid-April."
Gov. Snyder, Michigan Department Of Environmental Quality Served Subpoenas Over Flint Water CrisisAttorneys representing Flint residents in a class-action lawsuit tied to the city's water crisis want more information from the government.
Oil Company Seeks Permit To Drill At Southfield Church"We are very concerned about our parks and land..."
Plans Call For Expanding Storage At Hazardous Waste Facility In DetroitThe facility wants to increase its hazardous waste storage from 64,000 gallons to nearly 666,000 gallons.
Groups Sue Over Steel Plant's Air Emissions PermitThe groups say the permit will allow the plant to continue polluting at levels that had been cited more than 30 times in state enforcement actions.
State Regulators Deny Permit For Detroit Pet Coke StorageDetroit's mayor last year ordered the company to remove piles of the waste product from a site along the Detroit River near the Ambassador Bridge.
Pure Michigan To Showcase Instagram Beach Photos Pure Michigan is asking beach-goers post their photos on Instagram during a 10-day #BeachChallenge.
Michigan Updates Oil, Gas 'Fracking' RegulationsThe state Department of Environmental Quality has updated its regulations of hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," a technique for extracting natural gas and oil from deep underground.
Grants To Help Communities Develop RecyclingThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is offering $250,000 in grants to help communities develop recycling programs.