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Michigan Supreme Court Decision in Au Sable River Case Shores Up Protection for Environment

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Court blocks dumping into a popular fly-fishing stream, sets precedent to protect Michigan waters from pollution.
Northwestern University Medill Magazine

Northwestern University Medill Magazine

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"As journalists we’ve become good at covering celebrities and…

Bid to Protect Michigan’s Groundwater Draws Opposition, Praise

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A proposed bill that declares Michigan’s groundwater a “public trust” has set off a storm of controversy, with opponents claiming that the legislation would expose property owners to new state fees.

Block Those Flying Fish: Great Lakes Politicians Pressure Illinois, Washington on Asian Carp

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Michigan’s Attorney General and U.S. Representative Camp host a rally.

Asian Carp Threat Prompts Protest Near Lake Michigan Shore

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Fishing enthusiasts and state representatives rallied on the banks of Traverse City’s Boardman River Saturday

At the Helm of the First U.S. Freshwater Studies Program -- Meet Hans VanSumeren

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Hans VanSumeren has performed extensive water-related research from Maine to the Florida Keys, as far West as the Hawaiian Islands, and all the way to the bitter north of the Alaskan Bering Glacier. His latest adventure — creating the only Freshwater Studies program in the nation — is innovatively using eduction to combat the global water crisis.