Environment

Published November 30, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — City and county officials are looking forward to adapting the Sterling Relief Drain into an eventual site of relief for the monarch butterfly population.

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Published November 15, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township held an informational meeting at Township Hall regarding Consumers Energy’s South Oakland Macomb Network natural gas pipeline project that has a proposed route that includes a section along the ITC Holdings Corp. corridor between 23 Mile and 26 Mile roads in Shelby Township.

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Published November 13, 2018

LATHRUP VILLAGE — The Lathrup Village City Council recently voted unanimously to change an ordinance regarding trash pickup.

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Published November 7, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — After a summer of complaints, trash hauler Green for Life Environmental Inc. provided the city with an update on its services recently.

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Published November 7, 2018

LATHRUP VILLAGE — The water mains on the east side of the city are slated for a makeover this fall.

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Published November 6, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS/ROCHESTER/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s water and sewer infrastructure is rapidly deteriorating, according to Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash.

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Published November 5, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A suspected oil sheen has been contained in the Red Run Drain in Clinton Township, according to the Macomb County Public Works Office.

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Published October 16, 2018

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale is upgrading its recycling practices by initiating a pilot program for “smart” waste receptacles in two municipal parking lots. At the City Council’s Oct.Read More

Published October 11, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The state of the water in Macomb County, as well as what can be and is being done to remedy issues of chemicals and contamination of Lake St. Clair, were the topics of passionate discussion during an Oct. 8 town hall meeting in Harrison Township.

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Published October 9, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash, in partnership with the nonprofit Pure Oakland Water and Lawrence Technological University, hosted the sixth annual Southeast Michigan Regional Stormwater Summit Oct. 5.Read More

Published September 25, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Township and county officials are continuing efforts to eradicate phragmites, the invasive plant that chokes out native plants and blocks traffic views.     

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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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