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Michigan's Groundwater Emergency

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Groundwater in Michigan is “compromised and deteriorated.”

Michigan PFAS by the numbers: How much is unsafe?

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Confusion runs rampant about PFAS dangers. The federal government and states can’t agree on how much is unsafe for states. Here’s a primer on what’s known so far.

Remembering Michigan’s PBB Crisis

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Contamination of the food-supply chain in Michigan in the 1970s was one of the worst mass poisonings in U.S. history. The events still resonate today.

Drip by Drip, Septic Systems Foul Michigan Waters

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The state relies on backyard sewage treatment more than most.

Fastest-Growing Michigan County Reckons With Groundwater Pollution and Depletion

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Ottawa County leaders recognize the need to act on groundwater.

Thirsty Cities Drill for Water

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When reservoirs drop, cities turn to groundwater. By Brett…

Detroit Schools Shut Off Drinking Water After Finding Elevated Levels of Lead, Copper

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A task force will investigate the contamination and identify solutions.

Recovery Begins in Kerala, Where Historic Flooding Killed Hundreds

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More than 1 million Kerala residents were displaced by the worst flooding in a century.

Toxic Water, Toxic Crops: India’s Public Health Time Bomb

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Raw sewage and industrial wastewater contaminated with metals and chemicals irrigate much of the India's food.

Speaking of Water - World Water Week With Torgny Holmgren

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Torgny Holmgren discusses the latest water news, global water challenges,

Cape Town's Water Catastrophe – Photo Essay

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Cape Town’s Harrowing Journey to the Brink of Water Catastrophe

2017 Was Deadliest Year for Environmental Activists

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Latin America, the most dangerous region for land and water defenders,…