Sunday, July 23, 2017
Michigan proposes new regulations on sulfur dioxide emissions in Detroit

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) released a proposed plan late last week  to lower sulfur dioxide emissions in southwest Detroit and will be seeking public opinion on the regulations in the coming weeks.
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Michigan DEQ announces $700,000 in grants for Great Lakes projects

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced Monday the distribution of more than $700,000 in grants for coastal project along the Great Lakes, with the funds provided by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
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Icom North America extending propane fleet offerings

Icom North America, LLC, based in New Hudson, Michigan, announced Wednesday it has extended its Propane Autogas Fleet Offerings targeted at police, government and livery vehicles, offering reductions in fuel costs and promoting sustainability.
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Michigan DEQ makes $4.2 million available for water quality projects

Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced on July 23 that it has made roughly $4.2 million in grants available for projects that will control polluted runoff and therefore promote the health of the state’s lakes, streams and wetlands.
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Michigan officials announce 30-year water quality plan

The office of the Great Lakes of Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) recently released a draft water strategy that runs in tandem with a three-decade plan to be sure Michigan's water resources are part of thriving ecosystems, healthy residents and communities and strong economies.
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Lawmaker: EPA's fracturing report shows stiff regulations unneeded

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), who serves as chairman of the House Environment and Commerce Committee, released a statement on Thursday praising the Environmental Protection Agency’s report on hydraulic fracturing, which found that the practice has not had a widespread impact on the nation’s drinking water.
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