Uncovered: High water reveals drinking water system artifacts-
Great Lakes Now talks to MLive reporters Lynn Moore and Cory Morse about the discovery.00
Silver Linings: High water and erosion uncovers hidden history-
One unexpected boon of the record-high water in the Great Lakes has been a number of shipwrecks being revealed.
Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Disposal of coal ash proposal raises concern, chemistry breakthrough improves solar energy, Ohio anti-bailout court case dropped-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly energy-related headline roundup.
Small Worlds: Exploring the mysterious ecosystems uncovered near Lake Huron-
Go along on a “Michigan Micro Adventure” to see sinkholes on land.
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Enbridge: Broken boring pipe in Mackinac Straits is 200 feet long-
Enbridge Inc. retrieved a broken 45-foot rod in December and told state regulators that a pipe of similar length remained. But the leftover pipe actually is 200 feet long, the Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday.
Supreme Court won’t take case prompted by Flint water crisis-
The case the justices turned away without comment Tuesday involves a lawsuit against the city and water regulators, most of whom were responsible for making sure federal clean water laws were followed.
State, nonprofit grants to boost Detroit recycling efforts-
Michigan’s Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy will give the city more than $458,000. Another $325,000 is coming from The Recycling Partnership to increase participation in curbside and multifamily recycling programs.
Cleanup of Detroit “green goo” contaminated site expected to cost millions-
According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, efforts to contain the leak at the Electro-Plating Services Inc. site in Madison Heights has cost at least $200,000 over 24 days.
Superfund cleanup considered for Detroit ‘green goo’ site-
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy said an evaluation of the Electro-Plating Services Inc. site will be completed this spring.
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EPA: Lead, uranium found after Detroit River aggregate spill-
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy said in a statement Thursday that the EPA’s testing of soil and water at the Detroit Bulk Storage detected “many heavy metals including uranium.”