By Corey Williams, Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — Tons of soil is being removed from a westside Detroit park as part of a storm water retention project to reduce flooding in streets and basements during periods of heavy rainfall.
The project at Rouge Park is expected to capture nearly 100 million gallons of storm water each year, alleviating pressure on the city’s combined sewer system, Detroit Water and Sewerage Deputy Director and Chief Engineer Palencia Mobley said Wednesday.
In this episode of the 519 Podcast, we look back at the August 21, 2011 tornado that hit the town of Goderich.
Several Michigan community members who have been impacted by the toxic chemical PFAS met virtually Tuesday afternoon to introduce policy recommendations to lawmakers. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
Michigan’s fire history, as told by its fire-scarred tree stumps, has something to say about the future of fire.
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As pandemic restrictions pushed people outdoors in 2020, visitors sought refuge in the National Parks System.
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