The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is actively investigating a new PFAS site in Courtland Township, where state officials have not pinpointed the source of the contamination. EGLE has identified several wells with PFAS levels ranging from 50 to 110 parts per trillion (ppt), significantly higher than the regulation levels of 8 to 16 ppt. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
PolyMet Mining and Teck Resources finalized a joint venture Wednesday to complete the copper-nickel mine that PolyMet has been developing in northeastern Minnesota, and the partnership hopes to eventually build a separate mine next door in an even larger ore body that Teck controls. Read the full story by the Associated Press. Read the full…
The Western New York Land Conservancy has received a $2 million grant to protect forested watersheds and safeguard drinking water in Allegany County and another to supply native plantings to Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park. Read the full story by The Buffalo News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Plans to restore the Ford Cove shoreline along Lake St. Clair will be shared with the public during an event on April 30 from 1-4pm. Read and hear the full story by Macomb Daily. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, shoreline
It has been a year since the state of Michigan ordered Enbridge to stop its operation and organizations, like the National Wildlife Federation, are fighting to keep it that way. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Marquette, MI. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News, Wildlife
A new network of high-tech radio transmitters is being installed along the Ohio coastline as part of a telecommunications project advocates say will help optimize Lake Erie environmental management and accelerate water-based technology development. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Lake Erie, project, Ohio, Daily News
A group of researchers want to make it easier for scientists to get a better picture of when flooding events might occur in Michigan by developing a new groundwater model to monitor surface and groundwater flow. Read the full story by WKAR-TV – East Lansing, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, Other