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Material is loaded into a gravel-train semi at Detroit Bulk Storage, a sand and gravel storage yard in Detroit.  (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP)

Detroit fines company for illegally storing limestone

Jan. 15, 2020 2:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit has fined the company that owns a site along the Detroit River where a collapsed dock sent construction aggregate material into the river for illegally storing tons of limestone for months, a city official said. Revere Dock LLC has been hit with a $10,000 fine for storing nearly...

EPA: Lead, uranium found after Detroit River aggregate spill

Jan. 10, 2020 7:21 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Federal environmental officials found uranium, lead and several chemicals during testing of an industrial site where limestone construction aggregate material spilled into the Detroit River last year, a state agency said. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy said in...

Water authority: Some metals not detected after river spill

Dec. 24, 2019 12:40 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Initial water quality tests following the spill of limestone construction aggregate into the Detroit River did not turn up uranium, thorium, mercury or lead, according to an agency that supplies water services to Detroit and dozens of other communities in southeastern Michigan. Results of a...