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Over 30 years ago I helped the Nature Conservancy of Wis with their acquisition of most of Point au Sable. Then by pure luck and over one year of work, I put together the transaction for the Northeastern Wis Land Trust for their acquisition of the “Twin Silos” 11 acresContinue Reading

By Enrique Saenz, Indiana Environmental Reporter
People across the U.S. are taking to the streets to protest racial inequity, saying that people of color experience a wholly different experience in the country than white Americans. New findings from a …

While Lake Michigan water temperatures are above-average this year, some areas along the Michigan coast have seen fluctuations of 30-degrees Fahrenheit due to upwelling of colder waters from the bottom of the lake to the surface. Read the full story by…

With the recent high-water levels on Lake Superior, high-waves and storms have caused large runoff landslides, rock falls, tree blow-downs and new sand deposits along the Apostle Islands shorelines. Read the full story by the RiverTowns.

Calling their communities sacrifice zones for being home to hazardous waste storage sites, residents in a Detroit neighborhood are taking a stand.
Last week, residents with support from the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center filed a formal complaint …

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
In this edition: Controversial open-pit sulfide mine in UP faces major delays due to COVID-19, utility companies in Ohio and Illinois set…

City communications director Matthew Grant said councillors are expected to hear a confidential update Monday on “the subject of potential charges” regarding a 24 billion-litre sewage spill into Chedoke Creek. Read the full story by the Hamilton Specta…

Mass water shutoffs in Detroit following the city’s bankruptcy proceedings brought the issue of water affordability and water shutoffs into public notoriety in the U.S. in 2014.
The threat of COVID-19 brought the issue back to the forefront as th…

Michigan is at the forefront of states in the U.S. when it comes to taking action against per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, a group of manmade chemicals found in a wide range of consumer products as well as firefighting foam.
On Monday, Mic…

The state of Michigan and five Ottawa and Chippewa tribes have more time to renegotiate their expiring agreement governing fishing in the Great Lakes. The decades-old agreement, set to be renegotiated this summer, now will be extended through the end of 2020 to give the parties more time to strike a deal. Read the full […]

As severe weather hits parts of the East Coast, some parts of Western New York are seeing their own wild weather. A waterspout on Lake Erie on Tuesday evening was caught on video. Read the full story by Spectrum News.

A company that owns two mid-Michigan dams that failed in May has filed for bankruptcy. By filing for Chapter 11, the company’s creditors and those seeking damages will face another obstacle. Read the full story by MLive.