Clean Water Act

4:58 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Michigan rivers are cleaner after four decades of restoration efforts

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Tighter regulations on industrial discharge among changes credited with cleaning up waterways
  • Source: Freep
  • | Via: Lansing State Journal
Paddling along the Grand River near his home on a recent morning, Allen Deming encountered deer, turkeys and a rather rare woodcock along the water's edge. He's seen eagles and evidence of beavers, mink, otters and abundant fish in a wooded panorama that unfolds as he paddles.
9:13 pm
Sun July 7, 2013

Michigan breweries among those calling for tougher clean water rules

Lead in text: 
Arcadia Brewing of Battle Creek is one of seven in state requesting stricter Clean Water Act standards
A fight is brewing as environmentalists press the Environmental Protection Agency to expand wetlands and waterway protections that many Michigan business groups contend would be costly and lack much benefit. At issue are long-delayed updates of the federal Clean Water Act environmentalists hope will broaden the EPA's reach.