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

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

Line 5’s Impact on Climate Change Being Reviewed as Part of Tunnel Decision

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What keeping Line 5 operating means for climate change.

The Next Source of Trouble for Great Lakes Fish Populations: Tires

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A tire chemical that was poisoning fish out West has been discovered in two Lake Ontario tributaries.

Reduce Flooding From Backed up Sewers? There’s an App for That

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A group of researchers is helping cities use their current systems better. 

Climate Change Grips Trout Streams Across the Nation:

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Across the country, anglers have watched as droughts, floods, and high temperatures batter the rivers they depend on.

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?

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.