ONGOING ASSESSMENT AT BELANGER PARK, GREAT LAKES ATHLETIC FIELDS AND JOHN JAKUBOWSKI PARK IN RIVER ROUGE Update August 15, 2023
August 31, 2023
Updated as of August 2023 - The City completed a limited environmental testing program to assess certain public properties potentially susceptible to impact from airborne deposition of particulate or other pollutants generated by planned demolition activities at DTE's nearby coal-fired power plant as well as surrounding heavy industry. The properties consisted of Belanger Park, John Jakubowski Park, and the Great Lakes Athletic Fields (GLAFs).
In working cooperatively with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and...