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Rules proposed in response to Detroit River spill would increase companies' obligations

Updated: Jun 16

The Detroit City Council has proposed additional requirements for commercial and industrial facilities located on the water. These draft rules were prepared in response to the incident late last year at the former Revere Copper site. The draft Ordinance would require additional inspections and a risk assessment report for affected sites. In addition, it would increase the required setback for the storage of bulk solids from 25 feet from any waterway to 150 feet.

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Questions or concerns regarding this new required setback for the storage of bulk solids? Fishbeck can help you. Contact our expert Rick Dunkin at rdunkin@fishbeck.com or (248)324-1648.






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