In this week's "Issues of the Environment," WEMU's David Fair speaks to Melissa Cooper-Sargent, Green Living Resources Director for the Ecology Center, about the environmental and health risks of using antibacterial soap.
There are roughly 48,000 on-site septic systems in Washtenaw County, according to the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Division. State statistics show that at any given time 10% of those systems are leaking and in need of repair. In this week’s "Issues of the Environment," WEMU’s David Fair talks with Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s David Cotton about the growing number of these systems and how to protect our land and waterways.
Saline officials think their staff did a good job responding to on overflow at the wastewater treatment plant. About 29-thousand gallons of partially treated sewage got into the Saline River yesterday.
89.1 WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on partially treated sewage getting into the Saline River Tuesday.