Energy & The Environment
From Great Lakes Now to Beyond the Light Switch, Detroit Public Television brings you in-depth coverage and reporting of important energy and environmental issues.
- Rights vs. Regulations: When it comes to septic system codes, property rights remain a big barrierby Natasha Blakely on March 2, 2021 at 12:00 pm
With warming temperatures, fluctuating water levels and a series of extreme storms, Lake Superior is undergoing dramatic alterations amid climate change. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Great Lakes Moment: From the Rouge River to Persian Gulf, oil spill cleanups are handled by a Detroit companyby John Hartig on March 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Great Lakes Moment is a monthly column written by Great Lakes Now Contributor John Hartig. Publishing the author’s views and assertions does not represent endorsement by Great Lakes Now or Detroit Public Television. Detroit is well known as the automobile capital of the United States, the Arsenal of Democracy, the home of Motown and techno music, world-class architecture and building the middle class. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- PFAS News Roundup: Pennsylvania water utility sues 3M, Dupont, Michigan officials waited 8 months to warn residentsby Natasha Blakely on February 28, 2021 at 9:00 pm
PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country. Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Winous Point: Conservation and research plays key role in history of one of the oldest hunting clubsby James Proffitt on February 26, 2021 at 9:00 pm
Two simple, white signs marked “WPSC” on small posts are all that mark its existence to most of the public. The posts sit on either side of a narrow road that turns to gravel then disappears shortly after into the woods and is the gateway to the oldest continuously operating – and most storied – waterfowl hunting club in North America. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.