Environmental

The University of Michigan (U-M) uses pollution prevention best management practices during  day-to-day activities and construction projects to maintain environmental quality on campus and in the surrounding communities.  Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) provides guidance and oversight for the following environment-related topics:

  • Rules, regulations and data regarding air, soil, and water quality
  • Best practice management projects and tips for environmental quality
  • Construction Projects and Environmental Consideration:
    • Controlling soil erosion
    • Assessing and remediating environmental concerns
    • Managing stormwater runoff from construction sites
  • Conservation projects
    • Maintaining wetlands
    • Removing invasive species
  • Invasive and endangered species
  • Spill prevention regarding chemical and oil tanks
  • Best management practices and volunteering opportunities to improve the air, soil, and water in the community