What started as a “crazy idea” became a documentary film about diving, friendship, challenge and spreading appreciation for the Great Lakes. Hear from the producer of “Big Five Dive,” the story of 14 women who dove all five lakes in 24 hours.
Household waste, lead and agricultural runoff are byproducts of modern life. In this episode of Great Lakes Now, get the down-and-dirty reality of what can happen when these substances get into the region’s water systems.
Great Lakes Now’s documentary about the history of and current political debates about Enbridge Line 5 in the Mackinac Straits garnered a top award from the Society of Professional Journalists metro Detroit chapter on Thursday.
As residents, researchers and lawmakers learn more about how industrial chemicals are permeating household water supplies, MLive Media Group and Detroit Public Television are collaborating to report stories that will help further public understanding of this latest water crisis.