MDEQ and MDNR merge

According to state officials, the creation of a new Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) will take effect on January 17, 2010. The department’s mission will be a familiar one to our state government family:  To conserve, manage, protect and promote Michigan’s natural resources, environment and related economic interests for current and future generations. This includes implementing …

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Humboldt Mill Application Decision

Humboldt Mill Environmental Permits Proposed for Approval The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) today announced its decision proposing permit approvals that would enable Kennecott to refurbish and then use the Humboldt Mill. The MDEQ has proposed approvals for three permits required under state law for operating the Humboldt Mill.  The MDEQ will hold a …

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Humboldt Decision Delayed

The MDEQ asked for a third delay this year on making a decision on the proposed Kennecott Eagle Minerals Company reuse of the Humboldt Mill. In June, the DEQ asked the deadline to be extended to allow the agency to review and evaluate Kennecott’s response to the requests for clarification submitted to the Department from Kennecott earlier this year. …

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