A conference discussing research and policy on chemicals called PFAS starts today. The “Great Lakes Virtual PFAS Summit” is a week-long event where policymakers, environmentalists and researchers can learn about how to address the threat posed by PFAS. Read the full story by WNMU-FM – Marquette, MI.
Approximately 85,000 homeowners in the Great Lakes region will see rate reductions for the first time because of the National Flood Insurance Program’s new risk rating system, experts say.
The flood insurance program is managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It provides coverage to property owners, renters and businesses to help them recover from floods faster.
LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) — A virus is being blamed on the deaths of between 300 and 600 mostly adult common carp this summer in a Detroit-area lake.
An investigation has confirmed that the koi herpesvirus caused the fish kill in Lake Orion, Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources said Friday.
The new ordinance calls for a civil infraction and fine to be issued to people who enter closed areas of the beach or pier. Based on feedback from the city council at the Dec. 20 meeting, the fine for violating the ordinance has been set at $1,000 per occurrence. Read the full story by MLive….
The beaches at Indiana Dunes National Park were back open Friday after they were closed for the second time in two weeks because of discharge from U.S. Steel Midwest. This discharge and beach closure comes weeks after a federal judge approved a revised settlement with the company, more than four years after the Portage plant…
Dubbed the Marysburgh Vortex, or alternatively “The Graveyard of Lake Ontario,” a small stretch of water off the shores of Ontario’s Prince Edward County has for centuries played host to shipwrecks, airplane mishaps, strange sightings and mysterious disappearances. Read the full story by Global News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Cities from Milwaukee to Green Bay and small communities in Door County must confront erosion — a key portion of climate impacts that Wisconsin’s shoreline communities expect to cost at least $245 million over the next five years. Read the full story by the Sheboygan Press. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News