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.
- News Up North: Great Lakes Now teams up with Alpena publication for more news about Lake Huronby GLN Editor on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm
With regular coverage of marine sanctuary research, Lake Huron’s fishing and other recreational activity and watchdog journalism, The Alpena News daily newspaper brings readers the latest about a four-county Great Lakes community. Through a new partnership with Great Lakes Now, those stories will reach a larger audience as they will be regularly published on the GreatLakesNow.org website. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- As Line 5 debate continues, residents weigh risks to shorelines, economiesby The Alpena News on May 10, 2021 at 11:59 am
By Julie Riddle, The Alpena News This article is part of a collaboration between The Alpena News and Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television to bring audiences stories about the Great Lakes, especially Lake Huron and its watershed. ALPENA — In six days, oil escaping from under the Straits of Mackinac could reach Rogers City. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Algae may vacuum microplastics, but also indicates greater health threatby Great Lakes Echo on May 6, 2021 at 3:00 pm
This article was republished here with permission from Great Lakes Echo. By Hannah Brock, Great Lakes Echo A type of algae that a recent study found collects microfibers brings up questions about microplastic pollution impacts and how it could affect human health. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- Plastic debris is getting into the Great Lakes, our drinking water, and our foodby Michigan Radio on May 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Watershed cleanups are popular ways of dealing with local plastic pollution, but once large plastic trash disintegrates into microplastics, they're nearly impossible to pick up. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.