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.
Records show funding for Toledo Coalition for Jobs and Growth came almost exclusively from Houston, Texas-based BP North America, including a $302,000 wire transfer made just two weeks before the election.
The Seven Generation River, a half-hour documentary from Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau and Vision Maker Media explores the political, social and environmental issues surrounding our most precious natural resource – water.
While Michigan elected officials trade barbs and debate the fate of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac, the agency that oversees Canada’s energy industry needs left no doubt where it stands on decommissioning Line 5.
For some Great Lakes governors, the emerging issue of a family of chemicals known as PFAS – per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — is coming at a time when they are making arguments to raise taxes to fund other statewide needs.