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To tackle climate change, Michigan enlists a ‘corps’ of volunteers
- by Bridge Michigan

To prepare local communities for climate change, Michigan and other states are borrowing from a long American tradition of civilian service programs. Meet the inaugural members of the MI Healthy Climate Corps.

I Speak for the Fish: The Quest for a Largemouth

Largemouth are like 8-year-old English bulldogs; fierce guardians of their own with a standoffish demeanor and no interest in making friends.

New Michigan law requires homeowners associations to allow rooftop solar
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Supporters say it’s a step toward making rooftop solar and other energy efficiency measures more accessible to many in Michigan who belong to an HOA.

What is a liquid? Utilities sue to avoid coal ash cleanup — and lose
- by Grist

With the definition resolved, will the EPA come for polluting coal plants?

As climate change alters lakes, tribes and conservationists fight for the future of spearfishing
- by The Associated Press

As a result of warming waters, walleye numbers in some lakes are dwindling. Losing the species would mean losing a food source for community members, and a deep connection to tradition and nature.

FEMA will now consider climate change when it rebuilds after floods
- by Grist

The federal agency is overhauling its disaster rules in a bid to end a cycle of rebuilding in unsafe areas.

Great Lakes Learning: Bringing back buffalo reef
- by Gary Abud Jr.

Lessons and activities based on the monthly Great Lakes Now program.

Waves of Change: Meet Environmental Justice Public Advocate Regina Strong
- by Great Lakes Now

We spoke with Regina Strong, Environmental Justice Public Advocate at the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).

A cleaner Cuyahoga River faces a growing threat from stormwater runoff
- by Ideastream Public Media

As work continues to alleviate the impact of pollution on the Cuyahoga River, the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District is beginning to tackle the emerging threat from stormwater runoff.

Beaver Island takes early steps to test wave energy in its waters
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Wave energy converters use the movement of the water to generate electricity. A research team from the University of Michigan will spend the next couple years developing a prototype to install in the waters off the island.

This SCOTUS decision may make it harder to protect Michigan air and water
- by Planet Detroit

The Chevron decision could jeopardize federal policies addressing PFAS pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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