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Unexploded Ordnance: Lake Erie shoreline site of long-term munitions study-
Of the millions of munitions buried in the bed of Lake Erie, only a small percentage will surface. But that small percentage still holds a large risk of the munitions being live or containing explosives.11
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Nonstick pans often don’t note they use PFAS-
A Michigan-based environmental group has found many nonstick pans are coated with a chemical from the PFAS family.
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Wisconsin releases action plan to reduce PFAS chemical use-
Nearly 20 state agencies, along with the University of Wisconsin, worked on the action plan released Wednesday.
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PFAS chemicals are ubiquitous. A Pitt scientist is working to protect you from thousands of types at once.-
Two of the ‘forever chemicals’ have been studied widely and show a wide range of harmful effects. A Pitt researcher is helping to tackle the problem: What do we do about the other 4,000+?
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Grant to help expand COVID-19 wastewater detection program-
The expanded program, which has been running as a pilot since spring, will test untreated sewage in some Detroit zip codes.
Campus Clues to COVID-19: Sewage testing key to detecting early infections-
Explore our national map of stories about universities testing campus wastewater to catch potential COVID-19 outbreaks.
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Study to examine long-term health impacts of PFAS in West Michigan-
The science of PFAS and health is still emerging. That’s why the PFAS Exposure and Health Study is launching a five-year effort to examine potential health impacts more closely.
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Q & A: The Great Lakes are stressed. Climate change is making it worse.-
The lead author of a new report sheds light on how climate change, invasive species, nutrient pollution and other Great Lakes problems are interacting.
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Plastic Trap: New project pulls plastics out of the lakes, one floating garbage can at a time-
Along the Canadian Great Lakes coast, Seabins – devices that look like trash cans in the water but behave like vacuum cleaners – are being installed.