MI Environment is highlighting some of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy's female leadership on International Women's Day.
EGLE's online publication in the past two years has highlighted the work of EGLE staff to protect the environment and public health in 311 stories.
EGLE plays a leading role in ensuring the Great Lakes remain healthy for generations to come.
In videotaped remarks at the recent Upper Peninsula Clean Energy Conference, EGLE Director Liesl Clark shared updates from the U.P. Energy Task Force and information about the EGLE mission.
As an EGLE grantee, Porous Pave has completed projects around Michigan and throughout the country using pour-in-place permeable paving material made in Michigan with recycled rubber.
The emergency work on the dam that began in December is expected to help protect against downstream flooding when spring rains and snowmelt occur.
The latest report on scrap tires in Michigan lays out opportunities to create a market development strategy to create and grow new scrap tire markets.
Lithium-ion batteries can pose a significant fire danger, if not disposed of properly.
The number of MI Paddle Stewards jumped significantly when the course became available online for free in 2020.
An EGLE grant has helped Emmet County use robotic separating equipment that has gotten the attention of local and national media.
Bell's Brewery upgrade funded through EGLE's Energy Services cut company annual energy use by 190,000 kilowatt hours.
The $40 million Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan project focused on rehabilitating seven storm pumps, repairs, and other upgrades and improvements to the facilities.
Earning EPA recognition was the water main and water meter replacement project in the city of Pontiac.
Two Michigan school districts, in collaboration with EGLE and DTE Energy Co., have added electric school buses to their fleets — and their classroom curriculums.
EGLE's Air Quality Division maintains more than 40 monitoring sites for one or more pollutants. There are 26 monitors for ozone around the state.
A school near Grand Haven last week started up a new water-filtration system designed to protect students and staff from PFAS contamination in the groundwater.
EGLE ensures that Michigan's air remains clean by regulating sources of air pollutants to minimize adverse impact on human health and the environment.
Twenty-five million pounds of potentially hazardous electronic waste was collected and properly disposed of through EGLE’s takeback program.
Approximately 1,280 students from the six districts will learn skills to prepare them for high-quality water-focused STEM careers.
A new EGLE Classroom video on the dangers of radon gas in the home is the latest free resource made available by EGLE.
In 2020, EGLE issued $3.3 million in scrap tire grants.
Events ranged from hearings on Michigan's high-water challenges to specialized trainings to help environmental experts who oversee wastewater treatment plants and industrial facilities.
EGLE's Air Quality Division presented a series of 10 webinars attended by more than 2,700 people.
The year 2019 was another year of overall air quality improvement across the Michigan, according to the latest Annual Air Quality Report.
EGLE is committed to the future of mobility through investment in infrastructure that is needed to support electric vehicles.
The Clean Water State Revolving Fund and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund awarded 42 loans in 2020 totaling more than $326 million.
More than 2,200 shoreline protection permits were issued in FY 2020, but finding alternatives may be better way to go.
Inspections by geologists on EGLE's Oil, Gas and Minerals staff are a very important aspect of Michigan’s regulatory oversight of the oil, gas, gas storage, injection well and mineral well industries.
Working with 19 laboratories across the state, EGLE is helping coordinate this testing network, which will provide an early warning system for future coronavirus outbreaks.
Fiscal Year 2020 was the inaugural year for EGLE’s new electronic Freedom of Information Act request portal. Nearly 15,000 FOIA requests were processed.
The collection was part of a $1.4 million EGLE program designed to prevent future contamination caused by the unintentional use of this PFAS-containing product.
EGLE issued a remarkable number of permits in Fiscal Year 2020 for projects to help Michiganders protect homes and critical infrastructure.
Throughout the month of January, MI Environment will publish regular "EGLE 2020 By the Numbers" briefs highlighting the work of the agency's 1,200-plus employees.