Road Salt, A Stealthy Pollutant, Is Damaging Michigan Waters

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Rivers and lakes are becoming saltier while law and practice limit effective responses.

Lake Erie’s Failed Algae Strategy Hurts Poor Communities the Most

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Algae blooms are hiking the cost of water for people already struggling to pay their bills.

In A Year of Water Quality Reckoning, National Imperative is Impeded

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Law and policy treat farms as special class of polluter.

Danger Looms Where Toxic Algae Blooms

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Billions spent on strategies to limit nutrient pollution that don’t work.

Two Generations and $70 Million Later, Muskegon Lake Is Restored

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Cleared of pollution and debris, Muskegon again sees lake as…

Five Fixes for Michigan’s Drinking Water Woes

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The Great Lakes News Collaborative asked state and national experts how Michigan could break the cycle of underfunding and poor decision-making that has left water systems across Michigan in sorry shape.

Michigan’s ‘Very Big Opportunity’ in Infrastructure Windfall

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More communities gain access to the largest federal infusion in a half-century.

Some Michigan Water Systems Are Overbuilt, Underfunded. Are Mergers The Answer?

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Customers get cheaper, cleaner water when communities share the cost of infrastructure.

High Cost of Water Hits Home

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Rising rates hurt the state’s poorest residents.