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E-M:/ ? RE: / Romulus Wells Shut Down



Wow -- somehow I missed this – does anyone know the outcome? 

Are the wells shut down for good? 

 

-Rita

 

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Rita Jack

Water Sentinels Project, Sierra Club Michigan Chapter

tel:  517-484-2372

 

Make all Michigan's waters fishable and swimmable.

 

 


From: owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net [mailto:owner-enviro-mich@great-lakes.net] On Behalf Of William Tobler
Sent: Sunday, November 05, 2006 12:26 PM
To: Enviro-Mich@Great-Lakes.Net
Subject: E-M:/ Romulus Wells Shut Down

 

What a surprise!!

Thank you Republicans.

 

 

 

 

Christine Ferretti / The Detroit News

ROMULUS -- Less than a year after hazardous materials began being pumped
into controversial 4,500-foot-deep injection wells, the discovery of leaking
fluids has shut them down.

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality ordered the closure of two
wells on the 15-acre site owned by Environmental Disposal Systems Inc. after
a quarterly inspection in late October revealed one leaked and another
emitted an unusual acidic vapor, said Jim Sygo, deputy director of the
agency. On Friday, the DEQ issued a letter to the Bingham Farms-based firm
outlining its violations, Sygo said. Fines could follow, he said.