Environment

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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Township board nixes Silver Lake sewer project.

May 15, 2019

Township board nixes Silver Lake sewer project. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – A proposed $23.8 million public sewer project that was developed by township officials to protect Silver Lake water quality was unanimously voted down by the Golden Township Board Tuesday evening, May 14, due to strong public opposition from residents in the summer tourist community. The plan…

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