solid waste http://michiganradio.org en New website aims to shame people illegally dumping in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/new-website-aims-shame-people-illegally-dumping-detroit <p></p><p>Illegal dumping is a massive problem in Detroit. Just drive around for several minutes and you’re likely to see household and industrial trash illegally dumped on street corners and along service roads.</p><p>A group in the northwest Detroit neighborhood of Brightmoor hopes to curtail illegal dumping by publicly shaming companies and individuals caught dumping.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:38:59 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13274 at http://michiganradio.org New website aims to shame people illegally dumping in Detroit New debate over Detroit's incinerator http://michiganradio.org/post/new-debate-over-detroits-incinerator <p>Detroit is home to one of the world&rsquo;s largest incinerators. That facility burns around 800,000 tons of trash every year.</p><p>The issue has sparked passionate conflict in Detroit for more than 20 years. And a recent public hearing&mdash;on whether to give the incinerator&rsquo;s new owners tax credits&mdash;showed that <a href="http://environmentreport.org/show.php?showID=517">conflict is just as intense as ever</a>.</p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:36:49 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 1864 at http://michiganradio.org New debate over Detroit's incinerator