The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.
Only 35% of the officials said that climate change was a priority in their department, even though over three quarters said it will be a problem in the future.
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Grey County council voted Thursday to reduce speed limits along Grey Road 17B, also known as the Drive-in Road at Springmount in Georgian Bluffs. Some use this route to bypass 10th Street and the Sunset Strip on their way to and from Highway 6. Road 17B sees 4,000 to 5,000 cars a day. Area residents […]
Here at Cottage Life, we realize how hard the COVID-19 pandemic has hit local businesses. To do our part, we’ll be highlighting the stories of different businesses in cottage country. This week, we spoke with Victoria Dark, artist and owner of Victoria Dark Illustrations in Naven, Ont. What is Victoria Dark Illustrations? I’m Victoria Dark and…
The old saying is that it is the world’s oldest profession. But most women’s advocates will tell you, it’s not a profession at all. It’s something that many women are forced into either by pimps and traffickers, or by circumstances that are often beyond their control. Things like extreme poverty, addiction, or mental health issues. Whatever…
Bruce County has completed an organizational shuffle to bolster oversight as control of its long-term care homes is transitioned back to the county. As part of the change, former Gateway Haven Administrator Megan Garland has been appointed to the newly created role of director of long-term care and senior services reporting to the CAO of […]
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
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- Illinois American Water Investing over $2.7 Million in Pontiac Water System – Business Wire
Illinois American Water is investing over $2.7 million to upgrade the Pontiac area water system.