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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.00
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Great Lakes Take Global Stage-
The 2023 UN Water Conference highlights risks and opportunities for the Great Lakes region.
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In Chicago, adapting electric buses to winter’s challenges-
Capital City Transit has ordered seven electric buses to replace diesel models from 2010, said the operations superintendent.
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Detroiters can get another 1,125 gallons of water under discount program-
Detroit water rates have gone up 407% over the last 20 years, and 120% in just the last 10 years.
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Ann Arbor sends partially treated wastewater into river-
The City of Ann Arbor says an estimated 1.38 million gallons of partially treated wastewater flowed into the Huron River during maintenance at its treatment plant.
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Michigan property owners settle PFAS case for $54 million-
The deal involves approximately 1,700 properties north of Grand Rapids.
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Farms in Six Southeast Michigan Counties Are Major Sources of Lake Erie Toxic Blooms-
Water sampling finds no reduction in bloom-producing nutrients.
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“The Erie Situation” – and beyond-
PBS stations across the Great Lakes are simultaneously airing a new award-winning documentary about harmful algae blooms – and what people can do about them.
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Coal ash contaminating groundwater near Joliet to stay, despite residents’ and activists’ concerns-
Lincoln Stone Quarry holds millions of tons of toxic coal ash. Despite evidence of groundwater contamination, its owner plans to leave the ash in place. But recent signs of federal enforcement may provide a glimmer of hope to residents and environmental groups.