A new state report finds lead and copper levels in Flint water levels meet federal requirements, though, officials say it’s still not totally safe to drink.
The state is still urging people to use water filters and bottled water for drinking and cooking. Continue reading
If you enjoy long walks through the mud, scaling fences, and doing paperwork under the hot sun – you’d love working for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s first ever wetland monitoring program.
If you’re living in Emmet County, you probably already know about the new wheeled carts. In fact, they’re probably already sitting in your garage or at the end of the driveway.
The Michigan State Police wrapped up an investigation into what happened at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality during the Flint water crisis more than a month ago.
The state’s health director says an outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in Genesee County did not get the attention it deserved from his agency. He says it was partially due to the department’s focus on a different health threat that never materialized.
Democrats in the state Legislature say it’s time to restore citizen oversight panels to supervise air and water programs in the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.
Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayer Karen Weaver are set to meet on Thursday to discuss the city’s water emergency.
Governor Rick Snyder has tapped Keith Creagh to serve as interim director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. That’s after Dan Wyant stepped down over mistakes that resulted in high lead levels in Flint’s tap water.
Creagh has served as director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources since 2012. He previously headed the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The head of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has resigned over the drinking water crisis in Flint.