Industry, Energy, Economic Development

whats in senate climate bill for michigan ev credits and cheaper insulin

What’s in Senate climate bill for Michigan? EV credits and cheaper insulin.

What’s in Senate climate bill for Michigan? EV credits and cheaper insulin.

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 whitefish recruitment

The Catch: Whitefish recruitment

The Catch: Whitefish recruitment

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.

This month, The Catch features a look at how scientists are studying how well whitefish are surviving to adulthood in the Great Lakes.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

michigan pfas activists urge bolder action at fed hearing in east lansing

Michigan PFAS activists urge bolder action at fed hearing in East Lansing

Michigan PFAS activists urge bolder action at fed hearing in East Lansing

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.

anger uncertainty and a race for answers in huron river chromium spill

Anger, uncertainty and a race for answers in Huron River chromium spill

Anger, uncertainty and a race for answers in Huron River chromium spill

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.

state lawmakers consider taking away local authority to issue gravel mining permits

State lawmakers consider taking away local authority to issue gravel mining permits

State lawmakers consider taking away local authority to issue gravel mining permits

By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio

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.

salamanders shipping and shorelines the great lakes now episode quiz

Salamanders, Shipping and Shorelines: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz

Salamanders, Shipping and Shorelines: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz

Great Lakes Now tries to make every episode interesting and educational.

In “Salamanders, Shipping and Shorelines,” learn about how a town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is taking action to save the blue-spotted salamander, take a look at whether Great Lakes ports could be the key to easing congestion in global shipping, and see The Catch explore whitefish recruitment in the Great Lakes, ecological resilience in Toronto and ancient white cedars on the limestone cliffs of Michigan’s Fayette Historic State Park.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

energy news roundup indigenous communities take lead on energy projects climate bill defeat impacts solar production

Energy News Roundup: Indigenous communities take lead on energy projects, climate bill defeat impacts solar production

Energy News Roundup: Indigenous communities take lead on energy projects, climate bill defeat impacts solar production

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Click on the headline to read the full story:

 

Illinois:

  • Piatt County to consider amending wind-farm ordinance – The News-Gazette

The Piatt County Board in central Illinois is reviewing amendments to its wind energy regulations to provide more protection for drainage districts prior to approval of a new 300 MW wind farm.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

will michigan farmers voluntarily help reduce phosphorus loading into lake erie

Will Michigan farmers voluntarily help reduce phosphorus loading into Lake Erie?

Will Michigan farmers voluntarily help reduce phosphorus loading into Lake Erie?

By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio

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.

noaa doubles five year grant to 53 million for great lakes researchers at university of michigan

NOAA doubles five-year grant to $53 million for Great Lakes researchers at University of Michigan

NOAA doubles five-year grant to $53 million for Great Lakes researchers at University of Michigan

By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio

The University of Michigan is getting $53 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further study the Great Lakes. That doubles the amount of research money available. The federal grant will be released over a five-year period.

With double the money, not only will the University’s Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research be able to continue its work, it will expand it.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

energy news roundup green jobs solar farms and the value of trees

Energy News Roundup: Green jobs, solar farms and the value of trees

Energy News Roundup: Green jobs, solar farms and the value of trees

Keep up with energy-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.

Click on the headline to read the full story:

Illinois

Solar, storage projects set to bring jobs, tax revenue to Illinois coal communities — Energy News Network

Six retired coal plants in downstate Illinois will soon receive solar panels and become renewable energy storage sites.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

End of content

End of content