Environment

GreenWave Initiative of Oceana County hosts Earth Day event April 20

April 12, 2024

SHELBY — Test drive a hybrid or electric car during GreenWave Initiative of Oceana County’s third annual Honoring Our Earth celebration, Saturday, April 20, at Shelby Middle School, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “More than 50 years ago, rumblings of a planet in distress began to make their way around the world,” states a press release from GreenWave Initiative of…

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for Aug. 19

August 2, 2023

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set for Aug. 19 HART — This is an annual call to clean out your basement and garage and look for old, unused, or mystery products that require safe disposal. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hart Department of Public Works building,…

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Earth Day event at the fairgrounds Saturday.

April 20, 2022

Earth Day event at the fairgrounds Saturday. HART — An Earth Day event featuring free information and activities is set for Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. Fatty Lumpkins Shack will be on hand for hungry attendees, and live music will be provided by the Miller Brothers. Topics will include: Conserving Soil…

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State tackles tainted drinking water problem in Rothbury.

December 10, 2020

State tackles tainted drinking water problem in Rothbury. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY — PFAS contamination in private drinking water wells was found in the Greenlawn Mobile Home Court Park, at 2725 E. Forrest St., and more homes and businesses will be sampled in the surrounding area, according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) —…

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PFAS contamination found in mobile home park drinking water.

December 4, 2020

PFAS contamination found in mobile home park drinking water. ROTHBURY — PFAS contamination in private drinking water wells was found in the Greenlawn Mobile Home Court Park, at 2725 E. Forrest St., according to District Health Department #10. DHD #10 announced that a virtual meeting to discuss the “ongoing PFAS investigation” is set for Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 6-7:30 p.m.…

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