Clean Michigan Initiative (CMI) Environmental Protection Programs - 761-0217-20

Description of Agency

EGLE administers environmental protection programs funded with CMI bond proceeds. These programs include response activities at facilities, redevelopment of waterfronts, remediation of contaminated lake and river sediments, nonpoint source pollution prevention and control, water quality monitoring, and pollution prevention efforts. EGLE’s environmental protection programs account for $570 million (84%) of the total $675 million of CMI bonds. During the audit period, EGLE expended $15.4 million of CMI funds. This performance audit is required by Section 324.19615 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the effectiveness of EGLE’s efforts to ensure that the use of CMI funds complies with laws, regulations, and contract requirements.

  2. To compile and report data for programs eligible for CMI funds.


Estimated Release Date: March 4, 2021

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