Category: Freshwater Weekly

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 30, 2021

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July 30, 2021 This week: Indigenous Activists Journey with A Totem Pole Across the US Calling Attention to Environmental Issues + Public Comments Requested on Asphalt Plant Proposed Near Flint, Michigan + Drought in Minnesota Drying Up Creeks and Wells + Federal Bill to Regulate Forever Chemicals Passes the U.S. House + Training Builds Skills […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 23, 2021

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THIS WEEK: PolyMet Mine in Minnesota Again Facing Permit Issues + In Erie, Pennsylvania Toxic Algae is Causing Warnings for Dogs + Ontario Awards 44 Grants Through Great Lakes Local Action Fund + Maine Becomes the New Leader After Banning PFAS + Action Needed: Comments on National Lead and Copper Rule + Waterspouts on Lake […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 16, 2021

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THIS WEEK:  EPA Employees Accuse Supervisors of Changing Scientific Reports to Downplay Chemical Risks + Action Needed: Comments on National Lead and Copper Rule + Maumee Dumps Unsanitary Sewer Water in the Maumee River + Research Suggests Grazing Relationship Between Zebra Mussels and Toxic Algae EPA Employees Accuse Supervisors of Changing Scientific Reports to Downplay Chemical Risks Employees of […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 9, 2021

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THIS WEEK:  Bringing Water Filter Stations to Benton Harbor Schools + Legislation Would Force Air Force Bases to Swiftly Cleanup Toxic Pollution + U.S. EPA Administrator, Michael Regan Tours the Flint Community Lab + UPDATE: Community Actions Helped–Saginaw Delays Water Shutoffs + Freshwater Future Featured in Water Justice Publication Bringing Water Filter Stations to Benton Harbor Schools     […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 1, 2021

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THIS WEEK:  Freshwater Future Awards Water Protection Grants + Federal Infrastructure Funds Targeted for Water Systems in Michigan + 750 Homes Losing Water After Water Shutoff Moratorium Expired + Campaign Targets Boaters to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species Freshwater Future Awards Water Protection Grants This spring, Freshwater Future has awarded five groups with Project Grants to provide […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: June 25, 2021

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THIS WEEK: Toledo Water Council and Junction Coalition Collaborative Successes + Freshwater Future’s Own Jill Ryan Speaks at Bay View + Federal Review of Line 5 Pipeline Will Be In-Depth Environmental Analysis + Judge Blocks Golf Course Permit, Preserving Wetlands and Dunes on Lake Michigan + Benton Harbor and Highland Park Speak to USEPA to Get Lead Out […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: June 18, 2021

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THIS WEEK: Juneteenth — How Freedom Has Evolved + Chemical Companies Hid Health Dangers of Forever Chemicals + Sturgeon For Tomorrow Black Lake Chapter Receives Grant for Sturgeon Restoration in Saginaw Bay + Community Summer Events Juneteenth — How Freedom Has Evolved       By Brandon Tyus As an African American team member of Freshwater Future, I’d […]

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Freshwater Weekly: June 11, 2021

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June 11, 2021 THIS WEEK: Bills Will Allow Sand and Gravel Mining Near Residential Areas +  Scientists are Awarded $1 million to Fight Microplastics + Low Precipitation Contributes to Loss of 25 Trillion Gallons in Great Lakes + Federal Ban on PFAS in Food Packaging Introduced Bills Will Allow Sand and Gravel Mining Near Residential Areas Michigan […]

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Freshwater Weekly: June 4, 2021

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June 4, 2021 THIS WEEK: Push For Historic Investments In Water & Sewer Infrastructure + Permit Requests Sand and Acid Rock Dam for Waste Storage + Administration Hopes to Replace Our Nation’s Lead Lines + PFAS Found in Home Garden Fertilizers Push for Historic Investments in Water & Sewer Infrastructure A press event on Monday in Toledo, Ohio […]

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Freshwater Weekly: May 28, 2021

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May 28, 2021 THIS WEEK: Board Spotlight – Melanie Welch + Freshwater Future Spearheads Billion Dollar Ask to Ohio Legislature and Governor + Maryland Takes Positive Step with ‘Safe School Drinking Water Act’ + Studies Find PFAS in Breast Milk + COVID-19 Pandemic Shines a Light on Need for Safe, Clean, and Affordable Water Board Spotlight […]

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