State environmental regulators says companies appear to be following prescribed regulations

Courtesy of Mike Van Buren

Former Kalamazoo Gazette Reporter Mike Van Buren always had an interest in conservation and a passion for journalism. 

The ruling says the suit is premature since oil and gas companies have not announced plans to drill in the area.

DEQ rules being revised for the first time since 2011

Group wants tighter standards on leases for lands that could be used for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas