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Michigan Supreme Court Issues Key Decision In Favor Of Community Residents and Environmental Organizations in South Dearborn Air Permitting Case

July 19, 2018 | Great Lakes Environmental Law Center
This week, the Michigan Supreme Court issued a key ruling in an air permitting case involving AK Steel in South Dearborn...

Community speaks out against permits to allow more air pollution in city's south end

January 18, 2018 | The Press and Guide | By Micah Walker
More than 100 people filled the media room Tuesday night at Salina Elementary School as current and former state representatives, community leaders, and concerned residents attended a public hearing...

Utility wants to add 1,000-plus tons of air pollutants to Dearborn's skies

January 16, 2018 | Detroit Free Press | By Keith Matheny and Bill Laitner
A utility company that supplies electricity and steam to industrial customers in Dearborn wants to expand its capability and, in the process, add well more than a thousand tons of air pollutants to the skies there...

Residents look to Dearborn government to curb pollution as MDEQ's powers go up in smoke

July 13, 2018 | The Arab American News | By Hassan Khalifeh
DEARBORN — Residents concerned that large factories in the city’s industrial Southend are worsening air quality are turning to the City Council, in hopes it would enact ordinances to more immediately force the corporations to commit to environmentally friendly practices...

DTE permits for Dearborn turbines for Ford site OK'd

April 19, 2018 | Detroit News | By Nicquel Terry and Sarah Rahal
Dearborn — Environmental activists in southeast Michigan have lost their battle to stop the state from approving a request from DTE Energy Co. to build two natural-gas-fired turbines in a southern area of Dearborn...

AK Steel to address air quality issues at two Dearborn schools

March 12, 2015 | The Arab American News | By Natash Dado
DEARBORN — AK Steel plans to address air quality issues at Salina Elementary School and Salina Intermediate School. The schools are both located in the area of Wayne County failing to meet federal air quality standards for sulfur dioxide...

AK Steel fire renews pollution concerns about air monitoring data

February 12, 2015 | The Arab American News | By Natash Dado
DEARBORN — Thick black smoke was spotted coming out of AK Steel’s Dearborn Works facility in the city’s Southend Monday, after a fire broke out...

July 21, 2014 | Detroit Free Press | By Brent Snavely
Mordashov, has been exploring a possible sale since mid-2013. Severstal also reached a separate agreement to sell its Columbus, Miss., operations to Ft. Wayne, Ind.-based Steel Dynamics for ...

Approved emissions permit allows Severstal to release higher levels of pollutants

May 16, 2014 | The Arab American News | By Natasha Dado
DEARBORN — Hazardous environmental conditions in the South End and Southwest Detroit are expected to worsen under the recent passing of a controversial permit...

Severstal steel plant gets approval for revised emissions permit

May 13, 2014 | Detroit Free Press | By Keith Matheny
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announced its approval Monday of a controversial revised permit that will allow the Severstal Dearborn steel plant... 

U.S. EPA and MDEQ hold community forum to discuss supplemental environment projects, enforcement action against Severstal

May 9, 2014 | The Arab American News | By Natasha Dado
DETROIT — On Tuesday, officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) held a meeting at the Delry Community Center here...

Editorial: Put Michigan families before business and pollution

May 9, 2014 | Detroit Free Press | By The Detroit Free Press Editorial Board
Let’s be clear about who Gov. Rick Snyder’s allegiance should be to: the residents of Michigan...

Did state agency lobby to bend rules on pollutants at Dearborn steel mill?

May 6, 2014 | Detroit Free Press | Keith Matheny
The Michigan Economic Development Corp., Gov. Rick Snyder’s business-promoting agency, worked for months behind the scenes with one of the state’s most flagrantly polluting businesses as the company lobbied the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality...

Groups sue MDEQ over air permit granted to large steel plant

July 22, 2014 | Michigan Radio Newsroom | Reem Nasr
Citizen groups are suing the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality over an air permit it granted to a Dearborn steel plant...


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