Money for dangerous leaky tanks goes elsewhere

Jul 10, 2013
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An audit found that more than $200 million have been going to holes in the state's budget.

Source: Mlive

Michigan's fund for cleaning up leaking underground fuel tanks - a chronically underfunded effort is headed for an overhaul after a recent audit found that state officials diverted $216 million in designated cleanup funds to unrelated programs. The diverted money was used, over the last decade, to plug holes in the state budget, even while Michigan struggled to deal with the nation's second largest inventory of leaking underground gas tanks.

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