Lake Michigan

lake michigan in fair condition according to binational report

Lake Michigan in fair condition according to binational report

“Tremendous progress” is being made to restore and protect the Great Lakes from the impacts of toxic chemicals and the introduction of non-native invasive species. That’s according to the authors of a joint report issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Climate Change Canada on July 29.  Lake Michigan was assessed as “fair” and “unchanging.” Read…

researchers race to understand what lies beneath the great lakes

Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes

Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes

By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan

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.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

the catch pollution problems and solutions

The Catch: Pollution problems … and solutions

The Catch: Pollution problems … and solutions

Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that brings you more news about the lakes you love. Go beyond the headlines with reporters from around the region who cover the lakes and drinking water issues. Find all the work HERE.

In Milwaukee, officials are working to eliminate combined sewage overflows that can pour pollution into local waterways including Lake Michigan.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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