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EPA Seeks Public Comment on Allegan County Smog
07/15/2010EPA Meeting On Tittabawassee and Saginaw Rivers Site July 19, 7 P.M.
07/13/2010EPA Awards Regional Environmental Education Grants
07/01/2010EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Leadership Group Presents Awards For Emissions Reductions
06/29/2010EPA Settles With Timco Engine Center On Hazardous Waste Violations; $104,100 Penalty Assessed
06/18/2010EPA Wraps Up $200,000 Marshall Township Cleanup
06/17/2010EPA Cites Hanson’s Window and Construction for Failures to Warn Residents About Potential Exposures in 2005; $784,380 Penalty Proposed
06/14/2010Media Advisory: EPA Briefing At Marshall Township Cleanup Site, June 16, 11 a.m.
06/10/2010EPA Recognizes Manistique River Public Advisory Council For Efforts To Improve The Environment
06/09/2010EPA Meeting On Buick City Cleanup Plan June 16, 5 P.M.
05/26/2010EPA Announces Winners of Regional Student Art Contest
05/20/2010Asian Carp Sampling Effort Officially Underway on Section of the Little Calumet River
05/19/2010EPA finalizes Buick City cleanup plan
05/18/2010Replacement of St. Louis, Mich., Well Field To Be Reviewed by EPA Panel
05/06/2010EPA Invites Public to Comment at May 13 Meeting on Proposed Cleanup Options for Occidental Chemical
05/04/2010St. Marys River Cleanup in Sault Ste Marie Gets Under Way This Week
04/27/2010EPA Meeting on Kalamazoo River Superfund site, May 6, 6:30 p.m., Kalamazoo
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 5
04/20/2010EPA Announces $10.7 Million in Brownfields Grants for 19 Michigan Communities
04/16/2010EPA Settles with Alro Steel for Chemical Inventory Reporting Violations in Illinois, Michigan and Indiana
04/13/2010EPA To Hold Public Meeting April 14 on Proposed Cleanup Options for Occidental Chemical Site in Montague, Mich.
03/26/2010EPA Settles with Drug and Laboratory Disposal on Hazardous Waste Violations
03/26/2010Chicago Fifth on EPA List of Cities with Most Energy-Efficient Buildings
03/23/2010EPA changes date, site of Team Completions meetings; invites comments on proposed permit
03/11/2010EPA begins new phase of St. Clair Shores drain cleanup
03/05/2010EPA accepting comments on Team Completions request for waste injection well permit
03/05/2010EPA adds St. Louis, Mich., site to superfund national priorities list; Proposes St. Clair Shores site
03/04/2010EPA accepting comments on team completions request for waste injection well permit
03/03/2010EPA adds St. Louis, Mich., site to superfund national priorities list; proposes St. Clair Shores site
03/02/2010EPA Adds Ten Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List

Action builds on efforts to clean up our communities
02/23/2010Feb. 25 public meeting to discuss St. Marys River cleanup
02/10/2010EPA: 35 Midwest Communities take steps to reduce their Carbon Footprints
02/08/2010Public meeting on Asian carp control efforts Feb. 17 in Ypsilanti, Mich.
02/03/2010Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee to hold Feb. 12 public meeting in Chicago
01/29/2010EPA to extend comment period on Michindoh Sole-Source Aquifer petition until April 16
01/28/2010EPA holds public comment period on Buick City cleanup proposal, hearing Feb. 18, 5:30 p.m.
01/15/2010EPA and Michigan launch comprehensive Superfund evaluation of area dioxin contamination
01/06/2010EPA To Hold Meetings, Public Hearing on Designation of Michindoh Aquifer As Sole Source of Drinking Water
12/15/2009EPA invalidating VOC monitoring data at Spain Elementary School in Detroit
12/10/2009EPA reaches agreement with Dow Agrosciences on clean-air violations
11/30/2009EPA: Kalamazoo River Superfund Update Meetings Dec. 1 in Plainwell, Dec. 3 in Kalamazoo
11/23/2009EPA Calls for Best Projects for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding
11/18/2009EPA: No dioxin contamination in samples from Saginaw, Midland and Bay City water supply systems
11/18/2009EPA to hold public hearing on proposed greenhouse gas tailoring rule for large facilities
11/03/2009EPA extends comment period on proposed Dow Chemical agreement; meeting Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
10/30/2009EPA settles with Detroit company on hazardous waste violations; $700,000 to be spent on facility updates at two locations
10/19/2009BASF Corporation Agrees to Clean Air Act Upgrades to Protect Stratospheric Ozone
10/16/2009EPA and MDEQ seek comment on proposed Dow Chemical Agreement; public meeting Nov. 5
10/08/2009EPA designates areas in midwest region not meeting standard for fine particle pollution
10/05/2009EPA: some water samples from Saginaw, Midland and Bay City unusable due to lab contamination; retesting for furans to begin
10/05/2009EPA designates Michindoh aquifer as sole source of drinking water for tri-state area
10/01/2009EPA Region 5 releases first air monitoring data from Spain Elementary in Detroit
09/30/2009EPA reviews Univ. of Michigan dioxin study; finds limited application to Tittabawassee River and Saginaw River and Bay
09/28/2009Dow negotiations conclude; proposed cleanup pending
09/25/2009Chemical spill reporting violation: EPA settles with MBH Trucking in Webberville, Mich.
09/23/2009EPA proposes St. Louis, Mich., site for Superfund List
09/17/2009EPA Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative Leadership Group presents awards for diesel emission reductions
09/09/2009EPA region 5 now monitoring for air toxics at 15 schools
09/01/2009EPA Meeting on Kalamazoo River - Allied Paper Landfill cleanup Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m.
08/25/2009EPA awards more than $7.1 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Michigan
08/21/2009EPA - MDEQ Tri-Cities Roundup: Advisory Group Workshop Aug. 15
08/04/2009Michigan receives $1.7 million in economic recovery funds to improve water quality
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Great Lakes Commission to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1 million in Recovery Act Funding to Greater Lansing Area Clean Cities to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009U.S. EPA's Region 5 Awards More Than $1.2 million in Recovery Act Funding to Lenawee Intermediate School District to Reduce Diesel Emissions and Create Jobs
07/21/2009EPA awards regional environmental education grants
07/16/2009EPA to host meetings about Great Lakes restoration initiative
06/18/2009EPA reaches agreement with Lockhart Chemical on hazardous waste violations; $101,900 penalty levied
06/18/2009EPA redesignates 8 Detroit-Ann Arbor area counties to attainment of ozone standard
06/16/2009MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to sample Raisin River this week
06/15/2009Note to correspondents: EPA public meeting on Dow Chemical site June 17, 6:30 p.m.
06/09/2009EPA: Georgia-Pacific to fund new cleanup work at Michigan's Kalamazoo River Superfund Site
05/26/2009EPA Administrator Pledges Strong Federal Cleanup Presence at Dow Dioxin Site in Michigan and Accelerated Assessment of Dioxins’ Human Health Impacts
05/18/2009EPA settles with Double Eagle Steel Coating Co. on chemical inventory reporting violations
05/14/2009EPA offers tips to save energy and fight climate change this summer
05/08/2009EPA: $10.3 Million in grants for contaminated land cleanup, economic development in Michigan
Grant amount bolstered by American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds
04/29/2009EPA releases study of ozone transport to western Michigan
04/24/2009Note to Correspondents
04/20/2009EPA proposes 8 Detroit Ann Arbor area counties for ozone standard redesignation
04/17/2009EPA reaches agreement with Morgan Olson on clean-air violations
04/16/2009EPA, industry partners offer sneak preview of unique Michigan-developed green technology for moving cargo containers

EPA Patented Technology Saves Fuel and Reduces Emissions
04/15/2009EPA recognizes 12 Energy Star Partners from the Midwest for outstanding energy efficiency
04/14/2009EPA announces almost $236 million in Recovery Act funds for water infrastructure projects in Michigan to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
04/14/2009EPA to hold public meeting and hearings on Grand Traverse County disposal wells
04/08/2009Michigan receives economic recovery funding from U.S.EPA to reduce diesel emissions, create jobs
04/02/2009U.S. EPA-MDEQ update meeting on Texas Township, Mich., drum site cleanup, April 16, 6:30 p.m.
03/25/2009EPA orders BASF to test for hazardous air pollutant emissions at Wyandotte, Mich., plant
03/24/2009EPA reaches agreement with GFX International on clean-air violations
03/24/2009EPA reaches agreement with Arkema on clean-air violations
03/19/2009EPA issues latest information on toxic chemical releases in Michigan
03/13/2009Chemical spill reporting violation: EPA settles with Delphi Automotive Systems, Saginaw, Michigan
03/10/2009EPA settles with Anderson Development on hazardous waste violations
03/04/2009Six Midwestern cities make EPA's top 25 list with most Energy Star buildings in 2008
03/03/2009EPA to oversee Dow dioxin cleanup at Saginaw Township's West Michigan Park
02/26/2009EPA awards over $4.8 million to Midwest Clean Diesel partners; Wis. DOT gets $750,000
02/18/2009EPA seeks comments on draft disposal permit for O.I.L. Energy Corp.
02/12/2009EPA names new head of its midwest criminal investigation program
01/15/2009$2.6 Million for Brownfields Environmental Job Training
01/05/2009Tri-Cities dioxin cleanup meeting Jan. 15, 7 P.M.