EPA

Public invited to hear results of tannery site testing

April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

Meeting is Tuesday, April 24 at Rockford Freshman Center Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers perform tests on the ground water of the former Wolverine tannery site on December 15, 2011. The EPA, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Wolverine Worldwide spokespersons will discuss the results of the testing, how the results will be used, and what [...]

Michigan’s Wetlands and the Environmental Protection Agency

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

by KIM SAPKOWSKI Rogue River Watershed Council One of Michigan’s greatest resources is its abundance and high quality of water. Wetlands play a key role in this vital natural resource. Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world, comparable to rain forests and coral reefs. Wetlands control flooding by absorbing rain and snow melt, (thus they have [...]