Groundwater treatment systems will be installed near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan, to address contamination from high levels of PFAS, an abbreviation for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, in groundwater. Read the full story by The Associated Press.
With the environment warming because of climate change, researchers are noticing some drastic fluctuations. This year, Lake Erie had little to no ice coverage which has effects on other lake processes like water levels, fish hatches, and algal blooms. Read the full story by Spectrum News 1. Read the full story
The proposed “rule” for the Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary has been released by NOAA, which has decided not to include the St. Lawrence River as part of the proposed boundary. Read the full story by Yahoo News. Read the full story
West Creek, a 9-mile meandering tributary of the Cuyahoga River that drains a large portion of Parma and parts of several neighboring suburbs, has received a lot of attention from conservationists over the years. The nearly $20 million stormwater management project, the largest ever undertaken by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, is designed to…
The Lower Fox River basin covers four counties including Brown, Claumet, Outagamie and Winnebago. The clean-up on the Lower Fox River focused on polychlorinated biphenyl compounds (PCBs). Although the clean-up itself was completed in 2020, a final stage known as a state closure was only recently approved. Read the full story by the Wisconsin Examiner. …
A new film is documenting efforts to prevent invasive carp species from entering the Great Lakes. Read the full story by Public News Service. Read the full story