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

Great Lakes Moment: A tribute to Guy O. Williams, environmental justice champion
- by John Hartig

He worked for a range of environmental organizations including the National Wildlife Federation and Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice.

Quiz: What Great Lakes invasive species are you?
- by Natasha Blakely

Since the 1800s, at least 25 non-native fish species have entered the Great Lakes.

PFAS News Roundup: New compound in Artic seawater, Michigan and NY set new rules
- by Samantha Cantie

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.

Drinking Water News Roundup: lead in Pittsburgh, NY stream protection bill
- by Emily Simroth

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.

Growing Support: Mott Foundation funds Great Lakes Now’s programming, reporting, engagement work
- by GLN Editor

The monthly show “Great Lakes Now” launched in April 2019.

Review Underway: Will IJC’s efforts be enough for flooded shoreline municipalities?
- by Samantha Cantie

Plan 2014 is a water level regulation plan, implemented in January 2017, for the Lake Ontario-St.Lawrence River system.

Ohio lawmakers want ‘puzzling’ offshore wind ruling revisited
- by Energy News Network

The state’s siting board had approved the project, but with a provision that made it nearly impossible to build.

Court: Flint class-action can proceed over lead in water
- by The Associated Press

The lawsuit names then-Gov. Rick Snyder, two former Flint government managers and public agencies.

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