Entries by Eileen Wray-McCann

What’s Up With Water – Mexico, approved exploratory fracking wells in pursuit of energy independence.

What’s Up with Water, your “need-to-know news” of the world’s water. We begin with a quick survey of water stories around the globe. There are increasing quantities of antibiotics and other medicines in rivers and lakes worldwide. That’s according to a study led by Radboud University in the Netherlands. Researchers estimated pharmaceutical concentrations with the […]

Lake Erie’s Bill Of Rights

Toledo, Ohio, residents will vote on an unusual and controversial proposal to steward their water – by giving Lake Erie its own legal rights

What’s Up With Water – Proposal To Give Lake Erie Its Own Legal Rights

 I’m Eileen Wray-McCann, for Circle of Blue, and here’s What’s Up with Water, your “need-to-know news” of the world’s water. We begin with a quick survey of water stories around the globe. Environmental regulators in Western Australia have told the state-run utility to expect large cuts in its groundwater allocation. Water Corporation serves 2 […]

Humans have made the planet greener, and why that could be a mixed blessing

Humans are officially greening the earth. Is that a good thing?

What’s Up With Water – The Mixed Blessing of Humans Greening the Planet

Listen to hear the Implications of global greening and water waste in the oil fields of the Permian Basin.

What’s Up With Water – Water Stress and Conflict in Nigeria, and More

This week’s focus of Circle of Blue’s weekly podcast is on water stress and conflict in Nigeria.

What’s Up With Water – Brazil’s Water After Rupture of Mining Waste Dam, and More

Eileen Wray-McCann, for Circle of Blue, and here’s What’s Up with Water, your “need-to-know news” of the world’s water. This Week’s  Key Water Stories From Around The Globe. In the United States, Arizona lawmakers approved a short-term plan for cutting water use from the Colorado River. Governor Doug Ducey signed the agreement six hours before […]

What’s Up With Water – January 28, 2019

Eileen Wray-McCannEileen Wray-McCann is a writer, director and narrator who co-founded Circle of Blue. During her 13 years at Interlochen Public Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate in Northern Michigan, Eileen produced and hosted regional and national programming. She’s won Telly Awards for her scriptwriting and documentary work, and her work with Circle of Blue […]

What’s Up With Water – January 21, 2019

Eileen Wray-McCannEileen Wray-McCann is a writer, director and narrator who co-founded Circle of Blue. During her 13 years at Interlochen Public Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate in Northern Michigan, Eileen produced and hosted regional and national programming. She’s won Telly Awards for her scriptwriting and documentary work, and her work with Circle of Blue […]

What’s Up With Water – January 14, 2019

Weekly water news roundup for January 14, 2019.

What’s Up With Water – January 7, 2019

Eileen Wray-McCannEileen Wray-McCann is a writer, director and narrator who co-founded Circle of Blue. During her 13 years at Interlochen Public Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate in Northern Michigan, Eileen produced and hosted regional and national programming. She’s won Telly Awards for her scriptwriting and documentary work, and her work with Circle of Blue […]

What’s Up With Water – Cutbacks Ahead For The Clean Water Act

Eileen Wray-McCannEileen Wray-McCann is a writer, director and narrator who co-founded Circle of Blue. During her 13 years at Interlochen Public Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate in Northern Michigan, Eileen produced and hosted regional and national programming. She’s won Telly Awards for her scriptwriting and documentary work, and her work with Circle of Blue […]