One of the most politically treacherous proposals of Detroit's bankruptcy plan has finally gained approval—a regional water authority.
Sep 10, 2014 The Detroit News
Recent heavy rains in Oakland County, north of Detroit, have required the local waste authority to make temporary arrangements for sewage-soaked trash. Residents are not happy.
Aug 24, 2014 Detroit Free Press
One of the unanswered questions of Detroit’s post-bankruptcy future is what will happen with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, especially after negotiations to create a regional authority ended in failure this week.
Apr 16, 2014 Detroit Free Press
Christopher Mims reports on L. Brooks Patterson, county executive of Oakland County, Michigan, who is perhaps the country's most vocal advocate of sprawl.
Feb 17, 2012 Grist