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News Releases by State: MICHIGAN


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12/17/2014EPA Awards Additional GLRI Funding to Federal and State Agencies to Expand Efforts to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
11/13/2014EPA, MDEQ and UP Officials Celebrate Removal of Lake Superior Area of Concern from Binational List of Toxic Hotspots
10/20/2014EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
10/06/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Host the 2014 Vehicle Technology Showcase in Michigan Thursday
09/16/2014US Settlement with Michigan Utility to Reduce Emissions at Its Coal-Fired Power Plants, Fund Projects to Benefit Environment and Communities
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
07/21/2014EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals
07/15/2014Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
05/30/2014Draft Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan Available for Public Input
04/22/2014EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge / University of Florida and Kansas State University lead in innovative design of green infrastructure on campus
03/27/2014Southeast Michigan Receives Two EPA Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants
02/25/2014EPA Announces 11 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants Totaling Over $5 Million to Combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes
11/20/2013EPA Awards Four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Reduce Health Risks from Eating Great Lakes Fish
11/13/2013EPA Announces Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant to Ohio Lake Erie Commission to Study Causes of Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia
11/07/2013EPA Completes Cleanup of Quincy Smelter at Torch Lake Superfund Site
11/05/2013EPA and City of Ishpeming Complete Work in Deer Lake Area of Concern

10/25/2013EPA Awards $400,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change / Communities in Rhode Island, Michigan, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona, and South Carolina will receive funding for green infrastructure
09/25/2013TODAY: EPA Chief Begins Three-State Tour Highlighting Climate Action Plan / EPA Administrator visits New York, Wisconsin, and Michigan to discuss climate change, power plant announcement
09/16/2013EPA Strengthens S.S. Badger Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments; Penalties Increased for Failing to Cease Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan at End of 2014 Sailing Season
09/04/2013EPA Encourages Revitalization in Auto Communities with New Document
08/22/2013EPA Awards $1 Million Brownfield Grant to Downriver Community Conference in Southeast Michigan
08/22/2013U.S. EPA Announces Brownfield Grants for Genesee County and Mott Community College in Flint
07/31/2013EPA to Clean Up Final Section of Portage Creek in Kalamazoo
07/26/2013EPA Offers $8.5 Million to U.S. Great Lakes Shoreline Cities for Green Infrastructure Projects
07/15/2013Up To $9.5 Million Available From EPA for 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
05/13/2013Federal Agencies Seek Input to Update Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan
05/10/2013Federal Agencies Expand Urban Waterway Revitalization Efforts in Communities Across the Nation
05/08/2013FRIDAY: Federal Urban Waters Partnership to Announce New Program Locations and Partner Agencies
03/25/2013Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes
03/22/2013S.S. Badger Coal Ash Discharge to Lake Michigan to Cease by End of 2014 Sailing Season
03/13/2013EPA Announces Membership of Great Lakes Advisory Board
02/14/2013Presque Isle Bay Removed from Great Lakes “Area of Concern” List; Second Area in U.S. to be Delisted
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
01/31/2013EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards
01/16/2013EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Increase in Great Lakes Basin Pollution
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
11/15/2012EPA Announces Regional Food Recovery Challenge Awards on America Recycles Day
11/14/2012EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule
09/27/2012EPA Awards Grants in Michigan and Ohio to Improve Water Quality and Reduce Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes
09/19/2012EPA Awards Grant to Hope College to Reduce Releases of Toxic Flame-Retardant Chemicals in Great Lakes Basin
09/13/2012EPA Awards Almost $11 Million to Advance Chemical Safety Research
09/12/2012Hypoxia Task Force Launches New Monitoring Efforts to Track Water Quality Improvements
09/10/2012Follow EPA on Facebook and Twitter during Great Lakes Week in Cleveland, Sept. 10-13
09/07/2012United States and Canada Sign Amended Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement / Agreement will protect the health of the largest freshwater system in the world
09/07/2012TODAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
09/05/2012FRIDAY: United States and Canada to Announce Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement
08/03/2012Supervisor of Michigan Town Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
07/30/2012EPA Public Hearing on Wetland Fill Permit Application for County Road 595 in Marquette, Michigan
07/12/2012EPA Awards Grant to Cleveland Botanical Garden to Use Vacant Lots to Protect Water Quality
07/05/2012EPA Seeks Candidates for Advisory Board On Great Lakes Issues
06/27/2012EPA Agreement with BASF Corp. on Air Pollution from Wyandotte Plant Brings Clean Diesel Project to Wayne County
06/21/2012Kalamazoo River and Morrow Lake to Open
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/15/2012EPA Awards $6 Million to Ishpeming to Stop Mercury Contamination, Remove Deer Lake Area of Concern from Great Lakes Cleanup List
05/31/2012EPA Announces $650,000 Grant to Clean Up Contaminated Sites in Southeast Michigan; State to Receive a Total $3.2 Million in Grants and Loans
05/31/2012EPA Forms First Advisory Board on Great Lakes Issue
05/30/2012EPA Announces $3.8 million to Assess and Clean Up Contaminated Sites Through New Multi-Purpose Grant Approach
05/14/2012Cleanup Brings Muskegon Lake Area of Concern Closer to Restoration, Delivers Results Under Great Lakes Initiative
05/03/2012Cleveland to Host Great Lakes Week in 2012
05/01/2012EPA Works to Help the Nearly 26 Million Americans with Asthma/Highlights Asthma Awareness Month in May
04/19/2012Up To $20 Million Available From EPA for 2012 Great Lakes Restoration Projects
04/05/2012U.S. Announces Innovative Clean Air Agreement For Industrial Flares With Marathon Petroleum Company
11/08/2011EPA releases final report on air toxics monitoring near Whitwell Elementary School
10/12/2011America’s Great Outdoors Progress Report Shows Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits
10/06/2011EPA announces funding to restore northern Lake Michigan and put people back to work
10/06/2011EPA issues cleanup directive to Enbridge
10/05/2011EPA Announces Funding to Restore Lake Michigan and Put People Back to Work
10/03/2011Great Lakes Week events scheduled for Detroit, Oct. 11-14
09/26/2011EPA Approves New EGT Permits with Strict Conditions
09/02/2011EPA Announces 12 Great Lakes Restoration Investments in Michigan
08/26/2011EPA Announces 2011 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants For Detroit, Michigan

08/23/2011EPA’s $6 Million Challenge to Restore Great Lakes and Create Jobs
08/18/2011EPA Announces New Hearing and Comment Period For Team Completions Underground Disposal Permit Near Traverse City, Mich.
08/12/2011EPA Announces 2011 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants in Traverse City, Michigan
08/11/2011Public Meeting on Enbridge Pipeline Spill in Marshall, Michigan, August 17, 6:30 p.m.
08/05/2011U.S. EPA, NASA Provide Summer Jobs, Challenge College Students to Solve Green Problems
08/04/2011EPA Awards Contracts to U.S. Companies to Screen Chemicals for Human Health Impacts
07/29/2011Dow Chemical Agrees to Pay $2.5 Million to Resolve Air, Water and Waste Violations at its Midland, Michigan Complex
07/26/2011EPA Selects Cleanup Plan for Tittabawassee River Island
07/22/2011Public Meeting on Temporary Cleanup Plan for Ten-Mile Drain Superfund Site
07/20/2011National Chemical Company will Upgrade Facilities and Pay Fine to Settle Clean Air Violations  
07/20/2011$2.1 Million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative shoreline project lays groundwork for taking White Lake off Area of Concern list
06/15/2011EPA: Belding, Michigan Does Not Meet New Air Standards for Lead
06/15/2011EPA Announces Partnership for First-Ever Great Lakes Week
06/13/2011EPA and Regional Leaders to Announce October's Great Lakes Week
06/07/2011EPA issues action plan to protect residents in Tittabawassee flood plain
06/06/2011EPA Administrator Announces $2.9 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Michigan Communities
06/06/2011EPA Administrator Announces $76 Million to Clean Up Contaminated Sites and Revitalize Communities / EPA brownfields investments protect health and environment, create jobs and promote economic re-development nationwide
06/03/2011Monday: EPA Chief in Lansing to Announce National Investments to Revitalize Communities
05/16/2011EPA and MDEQ Public Hearing and Information Sessions on Romulus Hazardous Waste Facility and Injection Wells
05/03/2011EPA Photo-Op at Walters School in Marshall, Michigan
04/25/2011EPA Seeks Comment on Cleanup Plan For A Tittabawassee River Island
04/25/2011Public Meeting on Kalamazoo River Superfund Site Wednesday, April 27
04/08/2011EPA Postpones April 13 Public Meeting and Hearing on Jordan Development Disposal Well
04/06/2011EPA and MDEQ OK $12 Million Muskegon Lake Cleanup
04/06/2011EPA Awards Five Grants to Combat Bed Bugs
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/31/2011EPA Seeks Public Comment on Draft Permits for Romulus Hazardous Waste Underground Injection Wells
03/25/2011EPA to Host Open Houses on Ten-Mile Drain Superfund Site in St. Clair Shores, Mich.