The state of Michigan filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Boyce Hydro, the company that owns the Edenville Dam. It, along with the Sanford dam, failed last month after a rainstorm, causing massive flooding in Midland County.
The suit — filed by the Department of the Attorney General on behalf of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and the Department of Natural Resources — will compel Boyce Hydro to immediately comply with a state order to fully inspect the portion of Edenville dam that still has potentially dangerous crack and erosion. It also requires Boyce Hydro to repair damages to the state’s natural resources, clean up the debris and hazardous materials released by the dams’ failure and pay civil fines. Read More
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While weather continued to batter the eastern part of Texas, on August 27 and 28, many residents were getting a better look at the damage Hurricane Harvey had caused, and what was ahead of them as it bowed up for another round. And many country stars from Texas who have… Read More
LOS ANGELES — The third in a series of powerful winter storms unleashed a deluge in Southern California on Sunday, flooding numerous roads and freeways, setting new rainfall records and stranding some in dangerously rising waters. Forecasters had predicted this storm would be the strongest in several years, and it… Read More
The nor’easter that’s been battering the Jersey Shore with powerful winds and pounding surf since Monday morning isn’t near finished or even at peak yet for most of the state. That’s the word from meteorologists who have been tracking the big coastal storm since it originated down in the southern… Read More