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Coinciding with the summer’s extreme heat and citywide water pressure decreases, citizen and government scientists continue to map heat islands in Chicago.
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Industrial pollution taints the fish in a host of Michigan rivers, but anglers often don’t know the risks. River walkers like Jim Bridgforth aim to change that — but not everyone has the luxury of skipping a fresh-caught meal.
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The Great Lakes region has seen significant improvement since the river fires of 1969, bringing people back the waters they know and love.
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Regulators fail for 43 years to stop BASF from ‘staggering’ daily toxic waste spill into Detroit River-
The pollution enters the river just upstream from the City of Wyandotte’s drinking water intake.
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Up to 46,000 gallons of diesel fuel may have spilled into Lake Michigan from a large ship. It triggered a multi-agency response, including the US Coast Guard, EGLE, and ship owners.
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TED Countdown: Musician Tunde Olaniran from Flint, Michigan on the role of art in the climate crisis-
They were asked to perform one of their latest works for the TED Countdown Summit at the Fillmore Detroit. Olaniran took to the stage with four backup dancers to retell the story of the Yuruba creation myth.
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TED Countdown: Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice executive director Laprisha Berry Daniels on providing support, preparing for future-
In her talk, Daniels looked to the past to figure out how to help us navigate the future with three pillars — acceptance, aid and adaptation.