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Residents attempting to stop oil exploration in Scio Township have filed a lawsuit targeting the company looking to drill there and the state of Michigan.
The Army Corps of Engineers has raised concerns about a controversial proposal to frack for oil near Mandeville , stating among other things that steps to avoid wetlands impacts have not been taken and noting other possibly less problematic drilling sites have not been considered.
They object to a decision in May by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to revise the permit for a Dearborn plant owned by Severstal, a Russian company that is selling the plant to AK Steel of West Chester, Ohio.
Ouachita Riverkeeper activist Cheryl Slavant says foam shown here demonstrates the Georgia Pacific Plant in Crossett, Ark., is polluting the Ouachita River.
The Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality has declared Sunday to be an Air Quality Alert Day .
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has declared Sunday, July 20 to be an Action Day for high levels of ozone.
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality Advisory from 8:30 a.m. July 19 to 10 a.m. July 21 for the following areas off the Nez Perce Reservation: Clearwater, Nez Perce, Latah, Lewis and Idaho counties.
Neighbors said only one home received a joint public notice that looks to be issued out by The US Army Corps of Engineers and The Department of Environmental Quality.
Three organizations will share a quarter-million dollars in grants from the Department of Environmental Quality for recycling efforts in Michigan.
Nancy Sutley , immediate past chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality , where she served from 2009 to 2014, has been appointed chief sustainability and economic development officer of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in California.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 2013 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report rated the City of Gainesville's water supply as superior.
As more deep hydraulic fracking projects begin in Michigan, individuals are forced to do the government's job by suing those companies when there are environmental issues, says Christopher Grobbel.
Henrico County, VA _ The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has determined that it was oxygen deprivation that killed thousands of fish in the lake in the Wyndham subdivision of Henrico.
In a letter Thursday to Detroit Bulk Storage, Lynn Fiedler of the department's air quality division says the company failed to outline sufficient dust control measures, even in a revised version of its application.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:59 am
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