Environment

Published September 13, 2018

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A Macomb County politician is yet again leading the charge to ensure the safe future of the area’s groundwater and drinking water.

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Published September 13, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Before you toss a battery or a plastic shopping bag into your recycling bin and hope for the best, local recycling experts are reminding residents to brush up on their city’s guidelines.Read More

Published September 11, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park city officials made a commitment last year to support efforts to make their city friendlier to monarch butterflies, an important pollinator.

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Published September 6, 2018

SYLVAN LAKE  —  Officials are looking into the source of fuel that was found on the surface of Sylvan Lake over the Labor Day weekend. 

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Published August 31, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In one Clinton Township neighborhood, two young sisters are proving that environmentalism is a way of life.

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Published August 31, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Village officials are planning an ambitious project to eradicate invasive buckthorn from the woods in Beverly Park.

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Published August 28, 2018

FERNDALE — High methane levels have plagued a Ferndale Department of Public Works storage yard site since 2014, and the City Council made moves recently to fix the problem. On Aug.Read More

Published August 23, 2018

KEEGO HARBOR — Invasive aquatic species like phragmites, flowering rush and others can wreak havoc on local wetlands if nothing is done about them.

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Published August 20, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — The summer installation of 650 modern filtered water bottle refilling stations in Oakland County schools is underway, with all set to be in place in time for the first day of school.

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Published August 20, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — Following the recent contract extension for the city’s waste hauler, Green for Life Environmental, Madison Heights is promoting the availability of 64-gallon recycling bins and 95-gallon trash toters, or carts, that are optional and available for purchase through GFL.Read More

Published August 3, 2018

SYLVAN LAKE — Residents living on or around Sylvan Lake may have noticed low water levels while attempting to go out on the water recently.

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Published July 18, 2018

LANSING — Amid a blistering summer swelter, there has been something affecting Michiganders statewide: the number of park and beach closures as a result of abnormal levels of toxicity.

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Published July 17, 2018

City officials lifted a five-day boil water advisory July 13 for residents and businesses north of Tienken Road and west of Livernois. A loss of pressure in the water distribution system led to the advisory, said city officials.Read More

Published July 12, 2018

ORCHARD LAKE — Apple Island once again lives up to its namesake, thanks to fundraising efforts by the West Bloomfield School District. 

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Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials are examining new evidence of gypsy moths in the city after recent residential complaints about the potentially devastating forest pests.

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Published July 6, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — West Bloomfield residents looking for a day at the beach should be careful before going. A local lake has been closed due to heightened bacteria.

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Published July 2, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe recently installed an electric vehicle charging unit that is free of charge to its residents at Eastpointe City Hall, 23200 Gratiot Ave.Read More

Published June 29, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Some people head for the beach. Others head for the trees. When it comes to de-stressing and relaxing, Heritage Park’s Nature Center will offer up the latter 1-4 p.m. July 15 for a forest bathing session.

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Published June 29, 2018

West Bloomfield residents looking for a day at the beach should be careful before going. A local lake has been closed due to heightened bacteria. Scotch Lake Residents Beach, in West Bloomfield, has been closed due to high levels of E. coli bacteria found in the water.Read More

Published June 28, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield School District Board of Education recently approved a lease purchase agreement for a solar panel for West Bloomfield High School’s Earth Club.     

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