Toxic liquid that gushed onto freeway took experts by surprise

Environmental experts issued a dire early analysis: the green liquid that seeped onto 1-696—and is headed to Lake St. Clair—likely was groundwater contaminated with highly toxic hexavalent chromium, also known as chromium-6. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.

Michigan proposes new controls on farm animal waste

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy will be holding public hearings on its revised pollution discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations, commonly known as CAFOs. Read the full story by MLive.