Stories tagged: "water"


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Not Just Lead: Why Water Quality Questions Continue in Benton Harbor

As Benton Harbor water cleanup continues, activists want more assurance that tap water is safe to drink through filters. State officials say it is.

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The Numbers of So-Called Vampire Fish in the Great Lakes Are on the Rebound. What Have We Learned?

Invasive sea lamprey populations are on the rise, posing a threat to the environment and economy—but scientists have a plan.

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Cruisin’ for a Reunion: High-End Great Lakes Cruises Return After Pandemic Break

Cruise lines are back on the Great Lakes. If you want to go, get ready to pay a lot, and get in line.

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Michigan’s New Major Deal Turns Water, Recreation Possibilities Into Realities

A state park in Flint. Clean water for Benton Harbor. A ski jump in the UP. Overnight, Michigan politicians agreed to game-changing legislation.

Cleaner Water, Better Fishing, Bigger Business: What New Funding Means for Michigan Great Lakes

From water skiing to fishing, water activities drive Michigan’s economy. A new investment in Michigan’s Great Lakes basin will pay dividends. 

Fixing Roads and Making Cars: 11 Michiganders to Remember From 2021

From a local man fighting for clean water to the head of a federal agency bringing electric vehicles to Michigan, these are the names you need to know.

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How Michigan Residents Can Tell if Lead Should Be a Concern in Their Home

Environmental lawyer Nick Leonard filters all the water he drinks and cooks with. Under certain conditions, you should too.