Rochester Hills seeks oil, gas advice from Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

The Rochester Hills Planning Commission has called a special meeting next month to hear from members of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, as city leaders continue to craft an ordinance to regulate oil and gas exploration in the city. The city of more than 70,000 residents is currently under a moratorium on the activity and the ordinance is expected to be in place early next year. Representatives from the MDEQ, which regulates oil and gas drilling in the state, will be on … [Read more...]