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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.

By Kristoffer Tigue, Nicholas Kusnetz, Judy Fahys, Ilana Cohen and David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News
This story originally appeared in InsideClimate News and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration streng…

The Oswego, IL Village Board Tuesday night will consider hiring a consultant to do an analysis concerning alternative water supply sources in the village as projections showing the aquifer that the region’s municipalities rely on for well water is depleting. Proposed new sources include Lake Michigan water through the DuPage Water Commission. Read the full […]

The Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy is looking to protect a 166-acre property identified as of the highest priority for permanent protection in the Platte River Watershed Management Plan. The proposed preserve would protect a total of more than 6,000 feet of water frontage Platte River watershed and dubbed the Embayment Lakes Nature Preserve. Read […]

As Ohio farmers in Lake Erie’s Western Basin watershed face declining crop prices, increased media scrutiny and the looming threat of stricter regulations on the industry’s use and release of nutrients which cause algal blooms in the lake and its tribu…

Great Lakes Moment is a monthly column written by Great Lakes Now Contributor John Hartig. Publishing the author’s views and assertions does not represent endorsement by Great Lakes Now or Detroit Public Television.
Guy O. Williams knew very little abo…

Since the 1800s, at least 25 non-native fish species – like the sea lamprey, zebra mussel or round goby – have entered the Great Lakes, changing the Great Lakes ecosystem in a variety of ways.
Once these creatures have a foothold in the lakes, a lack o…

Located only two hours from the northern part of Metro Detroit and an even a shorter drive from Flint and Saginaw, the Huron County Nature Center is a 280-acre oasis of woods and wetlands in an area of the state known mostly for sugar beets, navy beans…

What does it mean to live near a hazardous waste facility? Many residents of Detroit and Hamtramck know the answer all too well. From being nauseated and suffering a loss of appetite due to fumes and odors, to high levels of dust particles aggravating …

PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country.
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