Peters, Stabenow want action on Downriver air quality

WASHINGTON – Michigan’s U.S. senators 635958312937253308-Stabenow-peters.jpgwrote the nation’s top environmental official Friday asking her agency to implement a plan for reducing sulfur dioxide and other pollutants in Wayne County if the state of Michigan does not do so in the next two months.

Three years ago, a section of Wayne County stretching from Detroit south along the Detroit River past Trenton was found to have sulfur dioxide levels above federal standards, triggering a requirement for the state to submit a plan for controlling those pollutants by April 2015.  Read More