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Here’s a brief explanation of the PFAS chemicals.
Bat Bacteria: Unusual treatment offers hope to Great Lakes bats suffering from deadly fungal disease
Great Lakes bats have taken a big hit over the past decade, with some species reduced by as much as 90 percent. The cause? A wasting disease called white-nose syndrome.
Michigan, after legislation banning the ban of plastic bags was introduced in 2016, is now looking at new legislation that will undo that.
PFAS Update: New drinking water standards, legislation to ban PFAS firefighting foam and exposure assessments are all in development
U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin organized a public forum on PFAS to update the community on what’s in progress to address contamination.
When residents in Detroit and Flint started to suffer consequences from choices made under emergency management, their attempts to address those concerns were often ignored. GLN News Director Natasha Blakely learned more while on a fellowship with the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources. Read her reports.
Submit Your Favorite Great Lakes Photos to Detroit Public Television – and see them on air! DPTV’s Great Lakes Now…
After a documentary screening at the Sustainable Brands 2019 conference in Detroit, Great Lakes Now hosted an audience discussion with the MLive Media Group reporters who have been leading the coverage of the PFAS issue in Michigan.
The former McLouth Steel Corporation site in Trenton, Michigan, was added to the Superfund list in May because of its risk to the Detroit River.
Great Lakes Now Program Manager Sandra Svoboda, and MLive environmental reporter, Garret Ellison host a panel discussion on PFAS.