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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?

Some Chicagoans Wary of Lead Pipe Replacement

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Mistrust of the government, fears related to immigration, and unclear messaging make the operation a hard sell in some neighborhoods.

Dealing With The Soup of Chemicals That Can Get Into Your Drinking Water

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All the things that go down the drain and end up at the waste water treatment plant are not removed there. It's a soup of chemicals.

Detroit Flooding Previews Risks from a Warming Climate

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Urban infrastructure in many cities was not built for current and future climate pressures.

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.

Great Lakes Water Diversions Could Be More Numerous

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Should Michiganders be worried?

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?

Chemical Impact: Microplastic Pollution More Complex Than We Think, Says New Research

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Microplastic pollution has been building up in the Great Lakes for at least four decades