Environment

Published January 25, 2021

FERNDALE/PLEASANT RIDGE — Following in the footsteps of Berkley and Huntington Woods, the government bodies of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge have approved a settlement agreement for a class action lawsuit in regard to the 2014 and 2017 Oakland County floods.

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Published January 16, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Electric vehicles may not yet be common — especially for personal use — but they are expected to occupy a larger segment of the automotive market in the years to come.

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Published January 8, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A 2003 Roseville High School graduate is sharing his life-changing experience of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Published December 21, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — While it is often referred to as the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can also be one of the most wasteful.

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Published December 8, 2020

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FARMINGTON HILLS/SOUTHFIELD — Six municipalities across Oakland County are set to receive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant funding.

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Published November 17, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — It’s a plant that might look pretty in a contained pond or water feature in a yard, but not spreading freely over the surface of the Clinton River.

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Published October 2, 2020

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LANSING/MACOMB COUNTY — The state of Michigan is devoting more money toward local public health department efforts to coordinate with local governments, universities and other institutions in relation to COVID-19 wastewater testing programs.

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Published September 22, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — For the first time, the city of Rochester Hills is providing 200 free trees to residents to plant on their private property this fall as part of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Canopy program.  

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Published September 8, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb County Public Works Office credits a call from a local resident and its quick response to prompt containment of a Macomb Township fuel spill.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While it’s typically a kickoff to the summer season, the year 2020 has been anything but typical, and this year’s Nautical Coast Cleanup is no different.

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Published August 25, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — A first-of-its-kind Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy-led program, in partnership with national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership, is taking aim to improve recycling across the state through education, outreach, policy changes and market development.

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Published August 17, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Huron-Clinton Metroparks is redeveloping its Shelden Trails system in the hopes of improving trail sustainability, expanding the existing system, adding accessibility, improving signage and reducing user conflict.

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Published August 12, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Macomb County officials are trying to find out who spilled fuel that ended up in the Sterling Relief Drain in Sterling Heights.

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Published August 7, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — City Council approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter of the 2019-20 fiscal year to account for the fact that it has been ordered to refund more than $3.4 million in stormwater charges to residents.

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Published August 6, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Methane gas levels seem to have stabilized at Clinton Township’s Prince Drewry Park, according to a representative from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.

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Published August 4, 2020

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Most of the Great Lakes have likely reached their peak water levels for the year, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District.

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Published July 28, 2020

METRO DETROIT — For the past four months, eco-conscious consumers have been stockpiling their paper, cardboard, glass and plastic containers while SOCRRA’s Recycling Drop-Off Center was closed due to COVID-19.

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Published July 24, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — When a record rainfall of more than 2 inches hit the metro Detroit area July 10, it caused basements to back up, streets to flood and local utilities to retain — then treat and discharge what couldn’t be retained — combined sewer runoff into Lake St. Clair.

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Published July 24, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — A national competition is underway to see which city can get the highest percentage of its residents to sign a pledge to maintain eco-friendly water habits. One of the participating cities is Madison Heights, which is especially fitting since the initiative was started by a hometown hero.

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Published July 20, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Below the surface of lakes across Oakland County, another pandemic is brewing.

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