(CBS Detroit) – A new bill also making its way through the state legislature aims to fight pollution caused by auto lots and junkyards.
Dozens of protesters also made their way to that press conference earlier, holding signs that say “clean water” and “clean air.”READ MORE: Michigan's Medieval Faire Stroll Returns In 2021
Now the bill would increase fines against places like auto lots and junkyards.READ MORE: Warren Police Department Holds 1st Promotions Ceremony Since Before The Pandemic
it would increase the fine from $25,000 to $50,000 per day when in violation.
That violation would also be considered a felony, punishable by up to a year in jail or a $1,000.MORE NEWS: Michigan Congressman: Federal Virus Aid Wasn't For Elected Officials
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