Great Lakes Now Featured Articles About Detroit
As moratoria expire across the Great Lakes region, advocates say ongoing affordability and debt relief are key.
The Great Lakes Way would be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways or water trails and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie.
For two straight summers, residents of Detroit’s Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood watched water pour into basements and pool in streets, a result of coastal flooding that will become increasingly common throughout the Great Lakes as climate change progresses.
GLN Host Ward Detwiler interviewed this year’s Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest winner about his artwork promoting clean water.
What sort of impact could President Biden’s executive orders and his various campaign promises have on the Great Lakes region?
Great Lakes Moment: From the Rouge River to Persian Gulf, oil spill cleanups are handled by a Detroit company
Marine Pollution Control was founded in Detroit in 1967 as the first oil spill cleanup company in the Great Lakes and one of the very first in the nation.
Some residents in southwestern Michigan and the Detroit area will get plumbing repairs in their homes as part of the “Water Leak Pilot” program.
The Biden administration wants to correct a legacy of pollution and under-investment in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. Two veterans of the U.S. environmental justice movement discuss how to do that.
With funding from PBS Education, we’re offering a spring internship to a high school student to work on Earth Day-related events with Belle Isle Conservancy and produce video content about the experience.
In this live watch party, Host Sandra Svoboda chats with WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Friends of the Rouge River Executive Director Marie McCormick about two restoration projects around the Detroit River area.
Once completed, these projects will prevent an estimated 48 million gallons of untreated rain water from flowing into the Rouge River per year.
Excited about Biden: Detroit advocate hopeful on environmental justice progress after decades of inertia
Michelle Martinez, acting executive director and statewide coordinator for Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition, spoke to Great Lakes Now about her history with Detroit, environmental justice and the new president.
Few people thought that the return of beavers to Ellias Cove would ever be possible.