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Apr 25, 2022 – “Freshwater Future announces grants available for people behind on water bills through LIHWAP program…,” MediaOne Radio Group

Mar 8, 2022 – “EPA Releases New Memo Outlining Strategy to Equitably Deliver Clean Water Through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law,” – EPA Press Office.

Jan 31, 2022 – “US Facing Dire Water Scarcity on its Biggest Freshwater Reserves, Says New Study,” – Nature World News.

Jan 29, 2022 – “The US is losing some of its biggest freshwater reserves,” Popular Science.

Jan, 2022 Issue – “Protecting and Preserving the Great Lakes” – Lakeland Boating Magazine.



Oct 27, 2021 – “La canicule sous-marine des Grands Lacs.” – Radio-Canada.

Sept 10, 2021 – “Petition filed with EPA over Benton Harbor water lead levels,” – The Herald Palladium.

Sept 1, 2021 – “Benton Harbor students get clean water,” ABC57.

Aug 25, 2021 – “Last Reminder to Join An Online Event on the Environmental Challenges Facing Lake Erie“, Niagara At Large.

Aug 23, 2021 – “Environmental justice advocates look to historic $3.5T spending bill for bold action,” The Pulse.

July 28, 2021 – “Ohio must protect drinking water, make removal of lead pipes a priority“, Akron Beacon Journal.

July 20, 2021 – “650K Lead Pipes Still Carry Water In Ohio; 2nd Most in US, Report Says“, Columbus Underground.

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“,

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 12, 2021 – “New York’s Utility Shut-Off Moratorium Extended,” Food & Water Watch.

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

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

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

Mar 12, 2021 – “Gov. Whitmer offers propane plan for Upper Peninsula after Line 5 shutdown,” Bridge Michigan.

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

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

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.



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”,

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”

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.



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”

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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