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The Clean Michigan Initiative was approved in 1998 to clean toxic sites. Here’s a look at 278 sites that have cost more than $100,000 to clean because they pose “imminent or substantial endangerment” to public health or the environment, according to the state of Michigan. Click on the dots for a brief summary of each project. Any cleanup spending from outside the CMI are not included in this data.

Michigan has 7,300 toxic sites. Money for cleanups is almost gone.

Funding shortage threatens to halt toxic cleanups in Michigan, including a 6-mile long plume of pollution that’s tainted 13 trillions of groundwater beneath Antrim County. (with map)


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