Fueling Facility Generation Grant, applications open! 

The Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) are pleased to announce a new grant program that allows for fuel stations to pre-wire their stations for backup power generation.  This grant program is designated to enhance the resiliency of our state by establishing contingencies at…

EGLE kicks off Know It Before You Throw It education campaign in state’s first-ever effort to promote cleaner recycling

Effort aims to reduce contaminated materials going into recycling bins and double state’s recycling rate to 30% by 2025 June 24, 2019 Jill A. Greenberg, EGLE Public Information Officer, GreenbergJ@Michigan.gov, 517-897-4965 LANSING – The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy today announced the launch of Know It Before You Throw It, a first-ever statewide education…

Register Now for Treasury’s May and June Outreach Events 

You’re Invited… The Michigan Treasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers, and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to learn about important tax processing and tax compliance topics as well as Treasury updates. Our ongoing goal through this outreach program is to enhance communication, foster a culture of…

“Summer” Gas Requirement in Southeast Michigan

The Michigan Motor Fuels Quality Act limits the vapor pressure (evaporative tendencies) of the gasoline sold or dispensed in Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties from June 1st through September 15th each year to not more than 7.0 pounds per square inch (MCL 290.650d). If your firm dispenses or delivers…

Register Now: Treasury’s March & April Outreach Events

By Michigan Department of Treasury You’re Invited… Treasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers, and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to learn about Treasury updates as well as important tax processing and tax compliance topics. Our ongoing goal through this outreach is to enhance communication, foster a…

Deposit Law Bottles Up Recycling Efforts

By Mark Naida, The Detroit News // mnaida@detroitnews.com   Unlike many states, Michigan’s roads and waterways are not festooned with pop cans and beer bottles. The comparative cleanness of our public spaces is a direct result of the passage of Michigan’s bottle deposit law in 1976. What began as an anti-littering measure has become an…