Category: Freshwater Weekly

Freshwater Weekly: June 29, 2020

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June 26, 2020 This week: Fines and Pipeline Shutdown + All About Water Webinars Address Water Equity and Justice + No Surprise Great Lakes Water Levels Are Rising + Freshwater Future Staff Member, Alicia Smith Appointed to U.S. EPA Advisory Committee Fines and Pipeline Shutdown Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Enbridge, a […]

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Freshwater Weekly: June 15th, 2020

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June 12, 2020 This week: Speaking Common Threads in Our Communities Through Poetry +No Water Service Restoration Chicago+ Anishinaabe Lead on Adapting to Climate Change + Michigan Senators Introduce a Bill to Protect Waterways and Public Health Speaking of Common Threads in Our Communities Through Poetry Freshwater Future staff member Brandon Tyus expressed his reactions […]

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Freshwater Weekly: May 6th, 2020

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June 5, 2020 This week: Water Equity and Justice Freshwater Future Statement Freshwater Future mourns the death of Mr. George Floyd and all who have died due to racism in our country. We stand in solidarity with all communities of color as the forces of systemic racism have made them most vulnerable to police brutality and disproportionate impacts and […]

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Freshwater Weekly: May 18, 2020

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May 15, 2020 This week: Freshwater Future Applauds New Ohio Bills to Protect Water Safety and Affordability + Covid-19 Stimulus Package Should Support Green Water Infrastructure + 3D Mapping of Plastic Pollution in Lake Erie + Sewage Could Help Track Coronavirus + Lake Michigan/Huron Breaks Water Level Record Four Months Running Freshwater Future Applauds New […]

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Freshwater Weekly: May 18, 2020

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May 8, 2020 This week: Trump Administration Sued By States Over Rollbacks On Water Protection + Pipeline Permit Stalled + Illinois Sues Hilco After Implosion In Little Village + Transboundary Plants – Emitting Pollution And Causing Cancer + PFAS Virtual Town Hall for Pellston, Michigan Trump Administration Sued By States Over Rollbacks On Water Protection […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 27, 2020

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April 24, 2020 This week: Gov. Whitmer’s Water Service Restoration Order Reports Are Available Online + Weak EPA Means More Water Pollution + Environmental Group Finds Elevated PFAS Levels In Creek Sediments + 10-Years Later, Still No Cleanup Plan at Air Force Base + Ignoring COVID-19, Enbridge Wants to Move Forward With Line 5 + […]

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Freshwater Future Weekly: April 21, 2020

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April 17, 2020 This week: Congress Introduces Federal Ban on Water Shutoffs During COVID—19 Crisis + Vermont Finds PFAS In Groundwater Due To Fertilizer Treatment + Developer Implodes Coal Plant Smoke Stack, Covering Little Village in Dust + Port Huron Upgrades Sewer System Congress Introduces Federal Ban on Water Shutoffs During COVID—19 Crisis Numerous municipalities […]

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Freshwater Weekly: April 13, 2020

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April 10, 2020 This week: Water Service Update During COVID-19 + New Law Mandates Indiana Schools Test for Lead Contamination + Lakes Levels Still Breaking Records + Does Your Organization Qualify for CARES Act Help? Water Service Update During COVID-19 The pandemic revealed the importance of water access and the harmful impacts of water shutoffs.  […]

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