Drinking WaterEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature HomepageFlintGary WilsonInfrastructureLatest NewsLeadMichiganNew YorkNewsPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchThe StatesU.S. and Canadian Federal GovernmentsWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWisconsin-
Too often cities focus on why “they can’t tackle the problem,” says Water Environment Federation’s Lynn Broaddus, pointing to Lansing, Madison and Buffalo as cities that found a way.
BudgetCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipDrinking WaterEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInfrastructureLatest NewsMichiganMunicipalitiesNewsPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeThe StatesU.S. and Canadian Federal GovernmentsWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWater's True Cost-
Customers get cheaper, cleaner water when communities share the cost of infrastructure. But Michigan’s experience shows how political conflicts and logistical challenges can complicate the math.
Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingClevelandFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsJames ProffittLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioRecreation and TourismRecreational Hunting and Fishing-
The Great Lakes are home to many events each year, with plenty for both seasoned experts and complete newbies.
AdvocacyBudgetCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipDetroitDrinking WaterEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature DetroitFeature HomepageLatest NewsMichiganNewsPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWater's True Cost-
Rising rates hurt Michigan’s poorest residents.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipDrinking WaterFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInfrastructureLatest NewsMichiganMunicipalitiesNewsPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWater's True Cost
Short-changing Michigan local governments has resulted in deteriorating water systems and other services-
Many of Michigan’s cities are reaching a crisis point because of a decline in federal dollars for water and sewer infrastructure made worse by the state’s centralized taxing system.
At the Society of Professional Journalists – Detroit Chapter’s 2022 Excellence in Journalism award ceremony, Great Lakes Now was honored with acknowledgements over eight categories of our digital, broadcast and collaborative work.
BudgetFeature HomepageGroundwater ContaminationIndianaMichiganMinnesotaNew YorkNewsPennsylvaniaPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeProtectSharon OosthoekThe StatesWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWisconsin
Nonprofit report points to outdated Clean Water Act for the miles of polluted rivers across the U.S.-
Three of the Great Lakes states are first, fourth and eighth for states with the highest mileage of dirty rivers and streams, according to the report.
Algae BloomsCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipDrinking WaterEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature HomepageForests and PlantsGroundwater ContaminationIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInfrastructureLatest NewsMichiganMunicipalitiesNewsScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWater's True Cost
Michigan’s lack of septic system regulations is causing problems for some of its most pristine lakes-
The cost of updating sewer systems in growing communities is either a hefty price tag or polluted waters.