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Tittabawassee River cleanup continues to keep community content

RiverLast nights Saginaw Community Action Group meeting with the EPA went well according to Dave Sommers, the President of the group. Community members gave their recommendations for cleanup of the next segment of the Tittabawassee River.

In short, they encouraged the EPA to keep doing what it’s doing.
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Tittabawassee river cleanup update

Tuesday night the EPA will give an update on cleanup work along the Tittabawassee River. It’s part of the at the bi-monthly Community Advisory Group meeting’s.

The current portion of the cleanup is focused on the floodplain of the river. It requires certain areas of soil to be removed and replaced.

The public is invited to the meeting and the local community group is looking to recruit new members.

The meeting is scheduled for the Tittabawassee Township Memorial Park Building in Freeland and begins at 6 PM.

Earlier this year the EPA estimated the entire cleanup would be completed in 2018.

Treated wastewater discharged into Saginaw rivers

A rainy weekend in central Michigan caused 60 million gallons of treated wastewater to be released into two Saginaw County rivers.

Officials say the treated wastewater was released from two treatment plants, into the Saginaw and Tittabawassee rivers, this weekend. They say the discharged wastewater is not a health risk to residents and was a result of heavy rains in a short period of time. Continue reading