An Ohio farmer, as a part of Ohio’s H2Ohio program, found that applying nitrogen-infused fertilizer to his fields three times in a growing season instead of all at once helped his crops use the nutrient more efficiently causing less nitrogen to end up in rivers and streams. Read the full story by The Columbus Dispatch.
A fight is brewing in northern Wisconsin over a proposal to bottle and sell water from a well near Lake Superior. Opponents of the plan fear allowing the business to move forward would exploit a loophole in a landmark agreement barring water diversions from the Great Lakes — and could threaten water resources in the…
The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is part of a system of underwater reserves around the country. Run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the system will celebrate its 50-year anniversary in 2022. Read the full story by The New York Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Community Living Centres in Central Huron and in Wingham are collaborating on a virtual job fair that will be held later this month.
Environmental groups are calling on the Air Force and the State of Michigan to get serious about cleaning up PFAS from decades of training and firefighting foam around the site of the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Read the full story by NPR. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
In 2018, a research team from University of Western Ontario examined 66 beaches in each Great Lakes state and Ontario, and found resin pellets used in manufacturing known as “nurdle pellets,” at an average of 19 pellets per square meter. The heaviest concentration site had more than 7,200 pellets found in the top two inches…