Welcome to Great Lakes Now: a regional news and information hub about how we enjoy, study, work on and experience the world’s largest supply of surface freshwater.
The Great Lakes Now monthly television program is produced by Detroit Public TV in partnership with a network of PBS affiliates around the region. Shooting on location in eight states and Canada, the magazine-style show brings viewers stories about the recreational, economic, scientific, political and environmental issues related to the Great Lakes and drinking water.
Latest News from Great Lakes Now
Bottled Water Wars: Legal setback for Nestle, Michigan legislators move to restrict shipments out of Great Lakes watershed
As Nestle continues to fight to increase its Michigan water withdrawals in court, three bills were introduced that would increase state control over its water resources.
The exhibit is available for all museum visitors to see starting Thursday, Dec. 5.
The battle between commercial fishers and recreational anglers is currently being fought through legislation.
Former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy assumes her position at NRDC on January 6, 2020. McCarthy led the EPA from 2013 – 2017.
Great Lakes Moment: U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., civil rights champion and supporter of clean environment for all
In this month’s column, Great Lakes Now writer John Hartig talks about knowing and working with the late Rep. John Conyers on environmental and conservation issues in Detroit.
Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Ohio nuclear plants rebranding, Enbridge rock sampling complete, cancelled green projects in Ontario
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.
A Notre Dame graduate student is scaling up her social media to school us about freshwater fish and the Great Lakes.
Flooding and high water levels have the International Joint Commission taking an early look at its water management plan. Meanwhile, New York is suing over the water damage.