In the span of one month, Michigan has seen cancerous ooze spilling onto I-696, a heavily-contaminated site collapsing into the Detroit River, and a petroleum spill in the Clinton river. These events in Oakland County, Detroit and Macomb County represent a systemic problem throughout Michigan. Residents from Macomb, Detroit and Oakland County communities are standing in solidarity with one another against corporate polluters who put Great Lakes, families, and public health at risk while sticking taxpayers with the bill.
WHAT: Solidarity Rally and Press Conference between Detroit, Macomb County and Oakland County residents against polluters that put our health and environment at risk
WHEN: Thursday January 23rd at 4:30pm
WHERE: Dad Butler Playground, located at the intersection of Detroit, Macomb County and Oakland County, 2034 E 8 Mile Rd, Detroit, MI 48234
WHO: Concerned residents from Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties along with community stakeholders including:
- We the People of Michigan
- Sierra Club Michigan
- Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition
- Clean Water Action
WHY: Far too often, our communities have been pitted against each other; we are standing together against corporate polluters.