Detroit Evening Report: EGLE rolls out new program to ensure safe drinking water in schools

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) announced this week that it will soon roll out a...

Detroit Evening Report: Michigan communities receive $67M in grants to improve water infrastructure

Several Michigan communities were recently awarded a total of $67.1 million in state grants to replace hazardous lead drinking water...

Great Lakes Now exposes coal ash threat

Environmental groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for refusing to regulate older coal ash dumps near power plants. Coal...

Highland Park Residents May See Water Debt Forgiven In Class Action Settlement

A five-year-old class action lawsuit alleging the City of Highland Park improperly handled water utility bills has been settled. If a...

Cleanup Continues at ‘Green Ooze’ site in Madison Heights

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) is continuing testing and cleanup at a former electro-plating business...

No Public Health Threat After Former Uranium Site Spill, But Slow Response Angers Residents

Michigan’s environmental agency says there is no imminent threat to public health after material from a former uranium-processing site spilled into...