In Benton Harbor, Residents’ Complaints of Lead-Tainted Water Carry Echoes

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Water samples from Benton Harbor homes since 2018 consistently revealed elevated levels of lead

As Drought Grips American West, Irrigation Becomes Selling Point for Michigan

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Michigan farmers irrigate with 187 billion gallons of groundwater a year. Is the state prepared for more?

Michigan’s Climate-Ready Future: Wetland Parks, Less Cement, Roomy Shores

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As climate change alters our world, Michigan’s bounty of fresh water could be the foundation of a thriving state economy and superior quality of life.

On Eve of Line 5 Shutdown Deadline, Enbridge Vows to Defy Michigan Order

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What happens if Enbridge refuses to abide by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s order?

Some Cities Are Turning to Natural Infrastructure to Deal With Extreme Rain Events

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Climate change in the Great Lakes region means more intense storms. Already some towns are finding they’re flooding where they never have before. One city in Michigan is finding the solution is nature.
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Wetlands Can Help Prevent Property Damage and Save Lives During Floods

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Some experts say there’s a way to reduce the effects of floods in the future: more wetland areas.