Environment

Published March 9, 2021

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy is warning residents of fire hazards that can result from batteries — in particular, the improper disposal of lithium-ion batteries.

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Published February 11, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak City Commission tasked staff in July with inventorying greenhouse gas emissions in the city to establish a baseline, and on Jan. 25, unanimously approved a resolution committing the city to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030 while striving to reach net-zero carbon by 2050.

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Published February 10, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Nothing definitive is in the can yet, but Sterling Heights City Council members talked about the future of recycling at a recent meeting.

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Published February 8, 2021

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GROSSE POINTE SHORES/ST. CLAIR SHORES — A feasibility study this spring at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House could lead to a more natural restoration of the shoreline.

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Published February 6, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Members of the Macomb County Public Works Department proposed a new plan to keep treated sewage water from being dumped into Lake St. Clair.

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Published February 6, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton River is one of three southeastern Michigan rivers being studied to help improve water quality and wastewater treatment in the region.

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Published February 4, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — It has been more than five years since Sterling Heights resident David Lomasney made a decision that changed not only the course of his life, but possibly thousands of others.

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Published February 3, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — It may seem like Oakland Township officials are playing with fire this spring, but according to township Natural Areas Stewardship Manager Ben VanderWeide, the upcoming park blazes are quite intentional. 

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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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