LANSING — Sen. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) and Rep. Jim Ellison (D-Royal Oak) issued the following joint statement today after the discovery of hazardous waste in Madison Heights on Friday:
“The news this weekend of a hazardous waste oozing on I-696 in Madison Heights is alarming. We’ve been communicating with those who are working to contain and clean up the site and are grateful for their swift response in monitoring this issue.
“Preventable situations such as this are why we must act with urgency to enforce stronger policies to hold polluters accountable and protect our residents.
“As our constituents join with their loved ones this week during the holiday season, we will continue to work with local, state and federal officials on cleanup efforts and will ensure residents are informed of any development of this ongoing situation.”
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