2022 - January
January
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2021 By the Numbers: $353 million in state revolving fund loans

Generator installation at Cadillac drinking water State Revolving Fund project.

The State Revolving Fund awarded 29 loans in 2021, totaling more than $352 million.

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2021 By the Numbers: Record number of people attend training events, public hearings or meetings

EGLE Director Clark at virtual Michigan Sustainability Conference

With a full slate of online meetings last year, EGLE shattered its record for attendees in 2021, reaching more than 33,000 people through virtual sessions.

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Radon gas is a leading environmental cause of cancer in the U.S. Test your home today

Protect your family from radon. Test your home.

Long-term exposure to radon increases the risk of developing lung cancer. Test your home to protect your family.

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2021 By the Numbers: MiCorps' Volunteer Stream Cleanup program nets shopping carts, car parts, tent among nearly 5,000 pounds of garbage

Woman in boat with trash collected from water, including an inflatable raft. Credit: Ecorse Creek Committee.

The Volunteer Stream Cleanup program in 2021 made available $25,000 in grant funding to local units of government to implement trash cleanup of rivers, streams and creeks.

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2021 By the Numbers: Over 409,000 scrap tires cleaned up

Four people at scrap tire clean up project

To date, 409,267 scrap passenger tire equivalents have been collected.

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National Clean Your Desk Day is opportunity to recycle paper properly

Desk cluttered with paper

National Clean Your Desk Day is an opportunity to recycle the piles of paperwork you want to discard. 

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2021 By the Numbers: 20,649 FOIA requests fulfilled

Freedom of Information graphic with gavel

The year 2021 marked the first full year that EGLE used the online FOIA Request Center.

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2021 By the Numbers: MPART leading state in PFAS response

PFAS Surface Water Sampling

MPART led the way in the state's PFAS response in 2021.

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EGLE's 'rock librarian' explains what's involved in identifying mystery mineral in the Upper Peninsula

Mystery mineral from mine in Greenland, Mich. Credit: Adventure Mining Company

EGLE's 'rock librarian' explains methods that can be used to get clues about the mystery mineral in the Upper Peninsula.