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.

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Latest News from Great Lakes Now

Drinking Water News Roundup: Indiana utilities plan for climate change, Waukesha pipeline construction begins
- by Grace Dempsey

Catch the latest drinking water updates with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Great Lakes Moment: A new vision for the former McLouth Steel site in Trenton
- by John Hartig

While the blighted buildings have been torn down, the controversy is not over as stakeholders debate over what to do with the cleared site.

What’s next for the Enbridge Line 3 project in Minnesota? Construction. And protests.
- by MinnPost

On Monday, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency cleared the way for work to start on the pipeline project. Yet hurdles remain, including ongoing lawsuits and the threat of protests along the route.

High Water Levels On Tap This Winter As November Marks The Start Of A New Water Year
- by GLN Editor

Data from the last water year indicated record-breaking levels in the Great Lakes, and this year looks to be much of the same.

Dismissed: Michigan advocates outraged by state’s bottled water decision
- by Gary Wilson

After two years, the groups were told by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy that they filed the contested case with the wrong agency.

“Saving the Great Lakes”: National Geographic December issue explores the lakes and their struggles
- by Natasha Blakely

Great Lakes Now spoke to the author of the feature story of National Geographic’s December issue on the lakes, their issues and worldwide appeal.

How does a $641 million Flint water settlement get to residents? Attorneys give answers
- by Flint Beat

Attorneys involved in the Flint Water Litigation provided an overview of the $641.25 million water settlement Nov. 23 on the City of Flint Facebook page.

Enbridge sues Michigan over Line 5 shutdown order
- by Bridge Michigan

The energy company announced Tuesday it has filed a complaint in federal court seeking to block Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from moving forward with plans to shut down Line 5 by May.