EPA

7:11 am
Thu February 20, 2014

EPA Presents Options for Allied Paper Landfill, Residents Still Want Complete Removal

Lead in text: 
Environmental Protection Agency is considering a range of options for cleaning up PCB contamination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials presented six options Wednesday night for the cleanup of the Allied Paper site. But city residents, as well as city, county and state leaders in attendance made clear only one option - a complete cleanup of the site - is viable for Kalamazoo.
12:52 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

EPA considers action after Enbridge misses deadline for dredging

Lead in text: 
EPA did not say what sanctions might be
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is considering enforcement options after Enbridge, Inc. failed to meet a deadline to complete additional dredging of portions of the Kalamazoo River following a 2010 oil spill.
12:21 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Enbridge begins dredging work with EPA approval pending

Lead in text: 
Company does not expect to be penalized for beginning work early
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Enbridge, Inc. has started dredging at River Oaks County Park as timeline and weather concerns have caused it to move forward without the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's official approval.
4:58 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Michigan rivers are cleaner after four decades of restoration efforts

Lead in text: 
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.
6:48 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Representative Fred Upton, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, call for complete removal of PCBs from Allied Paper site

Lead in text: 
EPA is considering capping and monitoring the site
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - In letters written Thursday to Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's top official, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton and U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin reiterated their support for the removal of PCB-contaminated materials from the Allied Paper site.

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