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Climate change could spell catastrophe for Detroit’s older homes-
Climate change continues to have an impact on residents in Southeast Michigan. As heavy rains have become more frequent, so has the flooding.00
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Weathering the floods: Detroit neighborhood faces uncertain future due to climate change-
One Detroit visits the hard-hit Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood to learn about how climate change and flooding are impacting the area.
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“Poisonous Ponds: Tackling Toxic Coal Ash” featured on One Detroit program-
Just how big of a threat is coal ash to drinking water in Michigan? GLN Host Ward Detwiler interviews journalist Kari Lydersen to find out.
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Canada Water Agency: Government hopes to consolidate water data and management-
Fresh water is abundant in Canada; data on that water a lot less so.
Chasing Fugitive Dust in Detroit-
The Motor City finds ‘political will’ for cleaner air.
The story starts in 2013, when residents living in Windsor, Ontario in Canada noticed big black piles of some kind of material along the Detroit shoreline south of downtown.
A truck arrives with more petcoke on Detroit’s waterfront in 2013. Photo courtesy Stephen Boyle, FuzzyTek Images
It turned out to be petroleum coke, or petcoke, a byproduct Canadian tar sands oil processed at the Marathon refinery in Southwest Detroit.