Entries by Circle Blue

New Design Challenge Empowers and Informs Responses to Global Water Crises

Initiative engages cross-disciplinary teams of next-generation thinkers to shift the world’s dangerous course through: Creative design and innovative communications Citizen science Applied data analyses and visualization AI-powered connectivity DETROIT and THE HAGUE, Netherlands (June 4, 2019) — Circle of Blue — in collaboration with leading institutions, designers, educators, and youth organizations — today announced Designing Water’s […]

Michigan leads nation in PFAS. It will lead cleanups, too, U.S. reps say

A report this month found Michigan leads the nation in sites contaminated with toxic chemicals known as PFAS, and the state’s bipartisan delegation in Congress has introduced a flurry of legislation to increase testing.

Michigan’s Groundwater Emergency H2O Catalyst Event

Carl Ganter: Welcome to H2O Catalyst and What’s In My Water? That’s our question today. And fast emerging chemical contaminates called P-F-A-S, or PFAS, are the tip of the spear for threats to groundwater in Michigan and nationally. Nitrates, industrial chemicals and pathogens have been swept underground for decades. What else is in the groundwater […]