[Date Prev][Date Next][Date Index]

E-M:/ Recent enviro stories on Michigan Live

Enviro-Mich message from Poulsondav@aol.com

WASHTENAW COUNTY - Across the county there are thousands of acres of land,
long considered untouchable due to contamination, that can be reclaimed to
produce tax revenue and jobs, county commissioners were told Thursday.

PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP - Participants in the Pittsfield Bike Tour Sunday will
pedal 15 miles through working farms, open space, developed properties and
land proposed for development.  The tour is sponsored by a citizens' group
dedicated to preserving Pittsfield's remaining natural and rural character,
and other members of a coalition promoting a countywide land preservation
ballot initiative.

 The Citizens Disposal Inc. landfill in Mundy Township at Grand Blanc Road and
U.S. 23 is requiring that its haulers bring in yard waste for composting in
paper bags. No plastic bags will be allowed. The move took effect Tuesday with
mixed reviews.

GRAND RAPIDS - While the city hopes to take the lion's share of the city's
recycling business with its new service, a Waste Management official said
Thursday the company doesn't intend to lose its customers.

ENVIRO-MICH:  Internet List and Forum for Michigan Environmental
and Conservation Issues and Michigan-based Citizen Action.   Archives at

Postings to:  enviro-mich@great-lakes.net      For info, send email to
majordomo@great-lakes.net  with a one-line message body of  "info enviro-mich"