FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR COMMUNITY WATER OR WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will set up a meeting with its State Revolving Fund and Drinking Water Revolving Fund people to pre-plan financing for community projects. The number to call is 517-284-5433.
PRECAUTIONS CONCERNING CONTAMINATED REAL ESTATE
There have been changes in the law regarding the Baseline Environmental Assessment (BEA) and Due Care Guides . Parties acquiring or occupying property that may be contaminated can learn how to manage risk of liability. Contact:
VOLUNTEER TO EDUCATE BOATERS ABOUT INVASIVE SPECIES
Volunteers and organizations are needed to educate boaters about aquatic invasive species.
“Michigan’s 2nd Annual Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Landing Blitz will be held during Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week, June 26 through July 5, at boat landings statewide…
“Boaters will learn simple steps they can take to help prevent the spread of unwanted aquatic plants and animals such as Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels by cleaning, draining and drying boats and equipment…
“...Boaters can unknowingly transfer invasive species and fish diseases, such as viral hemorrhagic septicemia, to new waters when they don't clean boats, trailers and other equipment.” http://www.minews26.com/content/?p=38441
Kevin Walters, 517-284-5473, firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Tommasulo, 517-284-6716, email@example.com
OAKLAND COUNTY WILL CONDUCT BOATER EDUCATION EARLIER
Coinciding with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend and the Clinton River Watershed Council's River Day, the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department will conduct boater awareness events focusing on invasive species at three locations.
“Learn how to properly clean your boat and protect lakes and rivers from unwanted aquatic invasive species Saturday, June 13 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the boathouses of Groveland Oaks, Addison Oaks and Independence Oaks county parks.
“Independence Oaks County Park will also host the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's Mobile Boat Washing Station that same day from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Independence Oaks Boat Launch…
“A daily or annual vehicle park pass is required for park entry.
“Independence Oaks, 9501 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston.*
“Addison Oaks, 1480 West Romeo Road in Leonard.
“Groveland Oaks, 14555 Dixie Highway in Holly.
“ *There is major construction at Sashabaw and I-&75. Click here for more information.”http://www.destinationoakland.com/parksandtrails/parks/independenceoaks/Pages/Events.aspx