The funds will boost coastal, inland river, and Great Lakes ports including the port of Detroit. The awards seek to improve supply chain reliability, electrify equipment, improve or create new rail and highway connections, boost offshore wind projects and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full story by the Windsor Star.
A new University of Michigan study aims to understand how environmental exposures contribute to cancer. The Michigan Cancer and Environmental Research Study, or MI-CARES, is largely motivated by Michigan’s history of toxic environmental exposures and environmental injustice.
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This month of The Catch features stories from our partners in the Great Lakes News Collaborative. The collaborative’s investigation of the cost of water in the Great Lakes region was the focus of the latest episode.
Michigan Radio‘s Lester Graham discusses a story he’s been following in northern Michigan on Elk Lake, where plant life and E.Coli are showing up in previously crystal-clear water.
Environment Canada has upgraded the possibility of thunderstorms on Monday afternoon to a severe thunderstorm watch.
Michigan communities could more easily access new infrastructure money under legislation that aims to modernize state programs which fund, among other things, the removal of lead service lines from water systems. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has a decision on his hands whether to sign into law or veto a bill approved by the Legislature last week that would ease the way Ohio’s ephemeral streams are regulated. Read the full story WEWS-TV – Cleveland, OH. Read the full story
PFAS chemicals in firefighting foam has contaminated waterways and private drinking wells in Wisconsin for decades. Between July and October, officials in nearby Eau Claire, Wisconsin shut down half its 16 municipal wells over PFAS contamination, and across the state PFAS have poisoned drinking water supplies, surface water in lakes and streams, air, soil and wildlife like deer…