AdvocacyAgricultureAlgae BloomsCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipCollaborationDrinking WaterFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake ErieLatest NewsMichiganMunicipalitiesNewsOhioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
Water sampling finds no reduction in bloom-producing nutrients.
ChicagoEquity and Environmental JusticeGroundwater ContaminationIllinoisIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake MichiganLatest NewsNewsPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeProtectThe CatchU.S. and Canadian Federal GovernmentsWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
“The EPA has indicated that they’re going to take a more active approach going forward with the sites that are regulated under their current rules.”
AdvocacyAlgae BloomsClevelandDrinking WaterEquity and Environmental JusticeFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
Formed in a year known for two water crises, the Cleveland Water Alliance leader is working to prevent the next one.
Algae BloomsFeature HomepageLatest NewsMichiganMinnesotaNew YorkNewsOhioPennsylvaniaResearch, Data and TechnologyResourceScience, Technology, ResearchThe StatesWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
More than half of U.S. states have maps and lists where you can find updates about toxic algae bloom outbreaks.
Forever Chemicals FeaturedIndianaKathy JohnsonLatest NewsMichiganMinnesotaNewsPFASPFAS News RoundupResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
PFAS News Roundup: Indiana research universities study PFAS, EPA designates “forever chemicals” as hazardous-
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
AgricultureAlgae BloomsCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipClimate ChangeEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingFeature HomepageIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake ErieLatest NewsMichiganNewsOhioScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
Billions spent on strategies to limit nutrient pollution that don’t work.
Algae BloomsBooks, Authors, Art and MusicClimate ChangeEvents and Special BroadcastsFeature HomepageHistory and CultureInterviewLake ErieNewsResearch, Data and TechnologySandra SvobodaScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
Great Lakes native David J. Ruck discusses environmental storytelling, Lake Erie’s algae blooms and his new documentary film, set to air on six PBS stations on Sept. 12.
Climate ChangeDetroit RiverFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHabitat RestorationIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentJohn HartigLake ErieLake OntarioLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchSt. Lawrence RiverWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Great Lakes Moment: Chemical contaminant in St. Lawrence River herring gull eggs traced to Detroit River-
“Although the rate that these contaminants are transported downstream is slow, the cumulative effect over years can cause measurable increases in fish and wildlife downstream.”
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipCollaborationEnbridge Line 5 and Other PipelinesEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration Efforts-
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is ready to review the environmental impacts of a proposed tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac.