Rule Change: Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control

From the DEQ Storm Water Update: The State of Michigan recently changed a rule under its Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control (SESC) regulations (Part 91) to make it possible for a person conducting a transportation related project, authorized by a state or governmental agency within its jurisdiction or easement, to obtain a soil erosion permit …

Practitioners Needed: Storm Water Toolkit Survey

From the DEQ Storm Water Update: Effective storm water management is a challenge that communities across Michigan are seeking innovative ways to address. By complementing natural processes, green infrastructure can decrease flood damage, reduce nonpoint-source pollution, and create urban green spaces. A project supported by the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes and Sea Grant is …

DEQ releases Michigan E. coli Pollution and Solution Mapper

The Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality has developed an online mapping tool that supports a statewide total maximum daily load (TMDL) for E. coli in the state. The tool examines areas that may be at risk for fecal pollution from point and nonpoint sources. The mapper comes with additional educational information about E. coli. Access the E. coli …

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