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

PFAS News Roundup: PFAS in fast food packaging, every Madison well
- by Samantha Cantie

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

Drinking Water News Roundup: Drilling fluid contamination, mining pollution concerns, tribal community grants
- by Emily Simroth

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

A vacant lot in Gary, Indiana, will soon be home to a climate-friendly community
- by Energy News Network

Beyond cutting emissions, the Broadway Lofts aims to reconnect a neglected neighborhood.

Plants cropping up in lost Michigan lakes where dams failed
- by The Associated Press

Purple loosestrife, an invasive flowering plant, is sprouting up.

Survey analysis finds race plays role in perception, vulnerabilities to climate change in Indiana
- by Indiana Environmental Reporter

Analysis of responses finds more Hoosiers of color believe climate change is happening and presents a risk than white Hoosiers.

Demanding Justice: Detroit activists make formal complaint over hazardous waste sites
- by Gary Wilson

EGLE has 14 days from the date of filing to review the complaint and determine if an investigation is warranted.

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Back Forty mine setback, Illinois and Ohio utility shutoffs
- by Ian Wendrow

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s headline roundup.