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EPA Region 5

Region 5 states mapServing Illinois, Indiana,
Michigan, Minnesota,
Ohio, Wisconsin and
35 Tribes
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Region 5 Events Calendar

(public meetings, comment periods, etc.)

Friday, August 18, 2017

Extended comment period closed on the proposed draft permit MI-035-2R-0034 to allow Muskegon Development Company to inject fresh water deep underground for enhanced oil recovery in Clare County, Michigan.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Monthly Community Meeting for USS Lead Superfund Site from 10:00AM to 12:00PM CDT at  Old Carrie Gosch School, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago, IN

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • Comment period closes on a draft NPDES permit for the treated wastewater discharges from the Hannahville Indian Community Reverse Osmosis Facility located within the boundaries of the Hannahville Indian Reservation located in Harris, Michigan (Menominee County).
  • Comment period ends on the proposed draft permits MI-091-1I-0001 and -0002 to allow Great Lakes Chemical Corporation of Adrian, Michigan to manage a Class I injection well in Lenawee County, Michigan.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Public Comment Period closes on proposed cleanup plan for Area 2 of the Kalamazoo River for the Allied Paper/Portage Creek/KalamCazoo River Superfund site in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Allied Paper/Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Site webpage

Public Comment Period closes on Lac du Flambeau Lagoon NPDES Permit WI-0036498-4 (Vilas County, WI)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Public comment period on the proposed cleanup plan for the Elm Street Groundwater Contamination Superfund site, Terre Haute, Ind.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Comment period closes on  EPA’s tentative decision on Duke Energy’s fundamentally different factors (FDF) variance NPDES permit IN0002780, Edwardsport, Indiana.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Monthly Community Meeting for USS Lead Superfund Site from 10:00AM to 12:00PM CDT at  Old Carrie Gosch School, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago, IN

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Monthly Community Meeting for USS Lead Superfund Site from 10:00AM to 12:00PM CDT at  Old Carrie Gosch School, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago, IN

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Monthly Community Meeting for USS Lead Superfund Site from 10:00AM to 12:00PM CDT at  Old Carrie Gosch School, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago, IN