As Nestle continues to fight to increase its Michigan water withdrawals in court, three bills were introduced that would increase state control over its water resources.
Former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy assumes her position at NRDC on January 6, 2020. McCarthy led the EPA from 2013 – 2017.
The issue of Great Lakes water diversions comes back to the forefront with a recent attempt by a Minnesota company to look into diverting water to Colorado.
Some feel commercial fishing and electrical barriers are enough to keep the carp out of the Great Lakes, while others are pushing for the Brandon Road lock project.
The Asian carp invasion is a problem that the Great Lakes can expect to deal with for decades to come, according to experts.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently appointed Ninah Sasy to fill the new clean water public advocate position she created in the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.
For the Detroit River, a tension remains between what appears to be its recovery and the extensive work still required to clean up the river.
In his speech at Central Michigan University’s annual Great Lakes Symposium, Rep. Bill Huizenga talked at length about how Great Lakes issues transcend partisan political bickering.
The Wisconsin DNR is slowly looking at addressing the issue of manure spills and their impact, but local farmers are feeling targeted by the potential new regulations.
A study released by three nonprofit organizations found that rural communities with high populations of people of color are most impacted by water quality issues.