News Release | Environment America

Reports: EPA fails to make drinking water safe from toxic PFAS

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not establish federal limits in drinking water for two prevalent toxic chemicals. The agency’s forthcoming management plan for combatting per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) lacks safeguards on PFOA and PFOS, two of the best-understood toxic PFAS chemicals. These chemicals have contaminated drinking water from Michigan to North Carolina. In refusing to set limits for PFAS, EPA is abdicating its core mission to protect human health.

News Release | Environment Michigan

Environment Michigan, coalition partners, and local residents file intent to sue Detroit incinerator

The citizen-based nonprofit groups Environment Michigan and the Ecology Center announced today that they are taking the required steps to trigger a lawsuit against the operators of the DRP Incinerator, Michigan’s largest trash incinerator. The legal action against Detroit Renewable Power LLC and Michigan Waste Energy, Inc. aims to address the incinerator’s ongoing breaches of the federal Clean Air Act.

News Release | Environment Michigan

Gesu Catholic School and Environment Michigan Celebrate Student-led Solar Project

Today, Gesu Catholic School and Environment Michigan celebrated the student-led solar panel installation on the roof of the school gym.