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Posted on: February 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice to Public Regarding Oil Slick on Pine River

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February 25, 2020  The City of Midland wishes to notify the public regarding a reported oil slick discovered on the Pine River.

Earlier this afternoon, the City of Midland was notified of a possible petroleum sheen approximately 4 – 5 miles in length that was located upstream of Midland on the Pine River. Following an onsite investigation, officials with the Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE) have determined that the sheen is caused by motor oil leaking from heavy equipment at a residence in Saint Louis, Michigan.

The sheen will be visible in the Pine and Tittabawassee Rivers as it passes through Midland. .

Residents may contact the EGLE Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS) Hotline at 800-292-4706 with questions or additional information regarding this incident.

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