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Township of Ray, The Jewel of Macomb County, MI

Upcoming Work in Natural Gas Storage Fields

Natural Gas Site Maintenance is continuing. Natural flaring activity in our Consumers Energy natural gas storage fields near 32 Mile Rd and North Ave. The job site is visible from 32 Mile Rd.

During this work, some pressurized natural gas will rise from the open wells. To ensure the safety of nearby neighbors, our workers and the environment, this excess natural gas will be burned off in a controlled manner. This is called flaring, which you may see or hear anywhere within the surrounding area of the job site. Flaring is a safe, common industry practice and is continuously monitored.

This work will begin tomorrow, Tuesday August 22 after 8:00am and end Wednesday, August 24 and will last for a few hours. Flaring activities will not extend after dark.

Emergency officials have been notified of the activity. As always, please call Consumers Energy at 1-800-477-5050 with any natural gas concerns.

Click below for additional information.

Natural Gas Site Maintenance Information Sheet