The bill redefines protected wetlands, increasing the required acreage of a wetland from 5 acres to 10. The definition of a stream will also be modified to include only permanent flowing water.
Removing the chemicals from water sources can be done several ways, but there is no perfect solution to the problem.
ROBINSON TWP. — PFAS chemicals above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s lifetime health advisory has been discovered in the water at a residence in Robinson Township.
HOLLAND — An electrochemist says emerging science could help break down potentially dangerous chemicals in Michigan's groundwater.
Fortifying an Illinois waterway to prevent invasive carp from using it as a path to Lake Michigan could cost nearly three times as much as federal planners previously thought, according to an updated report.
Testing for PFAS in Muskegon County has uncovered four residences in Norton Shores with levels well above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s lifetime health advisory.
The Ottawa Sands park in Ferrysburg has drawn a lot of visitors since it opened in October, but the county is already looking ahead to big changes for the site.
In a decision long-awaited by residents, activists and stakeholders, the Grand Haven City Council voted unanimously Monday to authorize the closure of the Sims power plant in June 2020.
Grand Haven city leaders are skeptical of a proposed dredging project that would allow boaters to commute between Grand Rapids and Lake Michigan.
The resolution under consideration would authorize the BLP to decommission the coal-burning plant on Harbor Island by June 2020, on the condition that the municipal utility will by June 2023 be capable of generating a majority of local electricity within the service area.
The Board of Light & Power’s coal-burning plant on Harbor Island is slated to close in less than two years, but the storied past of the island environment presents challenges for future development.
Several residents of Robinson Township received a knock on the door last week, as officials from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Ottawa County Department of Public Health had come to test their water for PFAS contamination.
Local utility leaning toward small gas plant, wholesale purchasing in absence of Sims.
BLP hosts first of five forums Monday evening; City Council divided on process.
Results of a second sampling for PFAS at Robinson Elementary School, released Wednesday, confirmed levels of contamination above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifetime health advisory limit.