Environment

Published May 31, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Some residents have been expressing concerns about whether or not items that they put out to be recycled are going where they are supposed to be.

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Published May 23, 2024

TROY — Patrons of the Troy Public Library can learn about the different ways to implement sustainability into their lives through programs offered by the library in collaboration with 86 Plastic.

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Published May 10, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — According to a press release from the West Bloomfield Police Department, at around 1 a.m. May 7, an oily substance was discovered on Square Lake Road, between St. Joseph Street and Pine Ridge Road.

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Published May 3, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores city officials and staff celebrated Arbor Day on April 26 by planting trees in the Brys Park Arboretum.

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Published April 21, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee will host the 29th Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup starting at 8 a.m. on May 19 at the Jefferson Yacht Club.

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Published April 8, 2024

METRO DETROIT — A total solar eclipse brought all ages out to marvle at the sky Monday, April 8. In metro Detroit, some schools let students out early or cancelled classes, and streams of skywatchers clogged some freeways for a better view in Ohio.

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Published April 5, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of the Rouge are partnering to host a free presentation about rain gardens from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Earth Day, April 22, in the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road.

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Published April 5, 2024

METRO DETROIT — While Earth Day is officially celebrated on April 22, those looking to tidy up the planet — or simply their homes — can do so on a number of dates through May.

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Published March 7, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County recently released their communities’ solid waste and recycling metrics for 2023, and Southfield’s recycling rate beat the state average.

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Published February 27, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — Local firefighters, Macomb County officials and others recently moved into action to keep a semi-truck’s diesel spill from becoming a major environmental threat to local watercourses. 

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Published February 9, 2024

WARREN — Macomb County officials have sought expedited testing to determine exactly what chemicals caused the Bear Creek in Warren to turn green with foam on Feb. 7.

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Published February 8, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The city’s tree planting program is back for the spring season, and the registry for a tree to be planted on your property is open.

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Published February 7, 2024

ROCHESTER — The Clinton River Watershed Council is looking for volunteers who aren’t afraid to make a splash in local waterways to help search for stonefly larvae next month.

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Published December 7, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — A local environmental group will be testing four different data collection methods to assess chloride contamination in the Rouge River this winter.

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Published December 6, 2023

FRASER — Hoping to step up and play a more active role in community improvement, members of the Fraser First Booster Club will host the Beautification Council of Southeast Michigan’s winter quarterly meeting for the first time.

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Published November 17, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — While conducting routine testing on the Rouge River to monitor benthic macroinvertebrates, the Friends of the Rouge and volunteers found a white liquid being discharged into the river from a pipe Oct. 19 in Booth Park.

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Published November 14, 2023

METRO DETROIT — To capitalize on Michigan’s record-setting recycling momentum, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer encouraged state residents to join in recognizing America Recycles Day on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

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Published November 8, 2023

EASTPOINTE — A public works project aimed at reducing combined sewer overflows in Eastpointe and St. Clair Shores is nearing completion.

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Published November 8, 2023

FRASER — A Fraser neighborhood will get some relief for their noses while community infrastructure gets an upgrade.

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Published October 24, 2023

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — On Oct. 20, more than 200 people gathered for the 10th annual Regional Stormwater Summit to hear from experts and learn about a rebate program designed to encourage residents to reduce stormwater runoff on their own property.

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