DEQ collecting dust in L’Anse ‘Sooty mold’ on cars from bug ‘honeydew’

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SAMPLING–DEQ Environmental Quality Analyst Ed Lancaster shows his kit for collecting samples of fugitive dust” that may be originating with the Warden biomass plant. Lancaster put out petri dishes to catch any fallout last Friday. A public hearing on the Warden plant will be on Oct. 29, 2015.

by Barry Drue

A Department of Environmental Quality official from Marquette is attempting to collect samples of dust and fall-out from the L’Anse Warden Electrical Co. plant. Ed Lancaster, Environmental Quality Analyst with the DEQ’s Air Quality Division, visited L’Anse on Friday, Oct. 2, to place petri dishes in an effort to collect samples. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.