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Great Lakes Moment: Detroit River and western Lake Erie get a checkup-
In this month’s column, writer John Hartig discusses the recently released 2020 State of the Strait report.02
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Great Lakes Moment: Cleanup of contaminated river sediment begins at old Uniroyal site-
In this month’s column from writer John Hartig, he looks at the history of the Uniroyal site and current cleanup plans.
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Great Lakes Moment: A tribute to Guy O. Williams, environmental justice champion-
He worked for a range of environmental organizations including the National Wildlife Federation and Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice.
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Great Lakes Moment: Warmer, wetter, wilder-
Climate change has had a clear effect on the Great Lakes already – most clearly seen in the high water levels.
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Roller Coaster: Michigan’s long history with environmental contamination-
This special column from John Hartig looks at 10 incidents of contamination in Michigan’s history.
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Great Lakes Moment: Investing in pollution prevention and restoration pays off-
A new study on Great Lakes pollution cleanup finds that investing in both prevention and restoration of toxic sites pays off in the long run.
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Great Lakes Moment: Earth Day turns 50-
Great Lakes Now Contributor John Hartig shares his own memories of the first Earth Day and the changes he’s noticed in the nature around him since then.
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Great Lakes Moment: Decline of bird species should serve as a warning-
In this month’s column from Great Lakes Now writer John Hartig, he looks at how climate change is impacting birds around the Great Lakes.