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2021

July 19, 2021 – “Report: 650,000 lead pipes still carry water in Ohio; 2nd most in U.S.”, Ohio Capital Journal.

June 22, 2021 – “Cleveland Metroparks and Partners Celebrate the Opening of Brighton Park“, clevelandmetroparks.com

June 18, 2021 – “MDARD absent when ag, conservation partners talk MAEAP with Senate committee“, Michigan Farm News.

June 1, 2021 – “City leaders, Sen. Brown push American Jobs Plan in Toledo”, ABC News 13.

May 11, 2021 – “NOW earns ‘Freshwater Heroes’ award”, Iosco County News-Herald

May 4, 2021 – “Non-profit starts ‘#PFAS Free Wisconsin’ educational campaign”, ABC News-19 wxow.com

Mar 24, 2021 – “Coalition to SAVE the Menominee River receives ‘Freshwater Hero Award’”, TV6 – UpperMichiganSource.com

Mar 22, 2021 – “Flint teenagers test water quality for thousands of homes”, NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Mar 9, 2021 – “Too few farmers are curbing pollution in Lake Erie. Should they be forced?”, michiganradio.org

Feb 15, 2021 – “Low-interest homeowner loans, residential water sampling, resumed rental inspections among topics covered at FNU”, eastvillagemagazine.org

Jan 22, 2021 – “After Flint’s Crisis, An Algorithm Helps Citizens Find Lead Pipes”, Science Friday with Ira Flatow

Jan 14, 2021 – “An Algorithm Is Helping a Community Detect Lead Pipes”, Wired.

2020

Nov 25, 2020 – “AI Will Help Toledo, Ohio, Find and Replace Lead Pipes”, State Tech.

Oct 26, 2020 – “Local Teens Help Solve Flint’s Water Crisis with New Lab and Water Testing: ‘It Gives Me Hope'”, People.

Oct 13, 2020 – “New Flint lab aimed at rebuilding community trust in water”, Flint Side.

Oct 10, 2020 – “Flint Community Lab holds grand opening, set to bring free water testing to residents”ABC12 News.

Oct 9, 2020 –  “Flint celebrates grand opening of free water testing laboratory”MLive.com

Aug 24, 2020 – “Social media campaign aims to show the importance of Lake Erie and the need to protect it”, CTV NEWS Windor.

Jul 17, 2020 – “McKenzie Patrice Croom Flint Community Lab Receives 2020 US Water Prize”, NBC25 News.

Jul 9, 2020 – “Smaller Toxic Algae Blooms Predicted for Lake Erie in 2020”, Courthouse News Service.

May 21, 2020 – “Community Groups Have Their Own Plans To Provide Water To Some Chicago Residents”, WBEZ.

Apr 2, 2020 – “Welfare rights groups want transparent, swifter action in water restorations”The Detroit News.

Apr 2, 2020 – “Some Chicagoans May Be Facing Coronavirus Without Water At Home”WBEZ Chicago.

Apr 1, 2020 – “Detroit water video conference “Zoom-bombed” by online hijackers”, MLive.com

Feb 26, 2020 – “After PFAS discovery, Pellston students take their work further”Petoskey News-Review.

Feb 20, 2020 – “Should you be concerned about what’s in your drinking water?”Petoskey News-Review.

Feb 13, 2020 – “High levels of PFAS detected in Pellston well; two more wells being tested”, Upnorthlive/ABC7&4.

2019

Dec 18, 2019 – “$300,000 raised for Flint Development Center water lab”, Flint Side.

Dec 2, 2019 – “DeWine’s plan will test water supplies of 90% of Ohioans for ‘forever chemicals’”, The Colombus Dispatch.

Oct 10, 2019 – “Ohio Water Quality”, WOSU Media.

Sep 5, 2019 – “What toxicologist says parents should know about PFAS exposure”, Mlive.com.

May 4, 2019 – “Lower Niagara River boating on hold: Lewiston Landing rehab, flooding threats disrupt summer river interests”, Niagara Frontier Publications. 

Jan 23, 2019 – “Ontario’s new conservative premier unveiled an environmental agenda so light on details its critics are left wondering what, if anything, he’s committed to”, Great Lakes Now

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