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“Stormwater is one of the biggest water quality issues facing Michigan”

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Planes, drone monitor harmful algae in Lake Erie
- by Great Lakes Today

By Elizabeth Miller from Great Lakes Today Algae blooms continue to color western Lake Erie a deep green. Now researchers and scientists want to know more about toxins produced by the algae — and they’re getting help from some unlikely sources. Thirty thousand feet up in…

“Stormwater is one of the biggest water quality issues facing Michigan”
- by Mary Ellen Geist

The 2017 Regional Stormwater Summit Did you know that Michigan’s Oakland County has more lakes than any county in the entire state? Oakland County Water Resource Commissioner Jim Nash says more than 1200 lakes dot the region northwest of Detroit.  And that fact, along with…

Ditching Obama’s Climate Change Initiative: What does it mean for the Great Lakes?
- by Gary Wilson

“Wrong decision” says Great Lakes mayor; Poor urban dwellers at increased risk says former Obama EPA exec The Trump administration took the first steps on Tuesday to get rid of the Clean Power Plan, the center piece of President Barack Obama’s climate change initiative. In…

The man who holds the key to the future of the Line 5 pipeline
- by Mary Ellen Geist

An interview with director of the Great Lakes Research Center, Dr. Guy Meadows (Note from DPTV’s Great Lakes Bureau Chief Mary Ellen Geist: On September 18th, 2017, Michigan’s Pipeline Safety Advisory Board voted…

E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule
- by GLNeditor

This story was originally published in the New York Times On Tuesday Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt announced the agencies intention to sign a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. At a Monday event in eastern…

Top Snyder aide: Governor knew about Legionnaires’ in Flint earlier than he claimed
- by GLNeditor

This story was originally published in the Detroit Free Press Harvey Hollins III, Snyder’s point man for the state’s response to the Flint water crisis, revealed the information in a Flint courtroom. Hollins said he told Snyder in a phone call in December 2015, which…

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E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule
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This story was originally published in the New York Times On Tuesday Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt announced the agencies intention to sign a measure…

“Don’t let Saginaw Bay become Lake Erie” says Great Lakes Scientist
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“Don’t let Saginaw Bay become Lake Erie” says Great Lakes Scientist
- by Mary Ellen Geist

At the First Annual State of the Bay Conference in Bay City, Michigan, the algae that’s currently invading Maumee Bay near Toledo, Ohio seemed to…

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