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US pushes for better tap water but must win over wary public
- by The Associated Press

Already, 20% of adults nationally say they don’t drink tap water — filtered or not — up from 14% before the Flint crisis, according to a study of federal survey data.

Cargo, With a Side of Hornets, Flies and Crabs
- by The Revelator

Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?

Energy News Roundup: New Indiana nuclear bill, Ontario doubles down on natural gas, Minnesota company credits renewables for low rates
- by Natasha Blakely

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.

Biden’s First Year: An infrastructure win, but climate and justice plans struggle
- by Gary Wilson

After a year of wins and losses for the Biden administration, environmental law attorney Nick Schroeck talks policy, climate, environmental justice, Line 5, and what it all means for the Great Lakes in this Q&A.

Great Lakes Water Authority monitoring Detroit River for algal bloom threat
- by Sharon Oosthoek

A new floating sensor in the Detroit River is the first to be placed at the head of the water authority’s intake. Researchers are hoping it will contribute to our understanding of algal blooms and the risk they pose.

Restore, Release: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz
- by Maya Sundaresan

Test your knowledge on the Spectacle Reef lighthouse, Pullman neighborhood and lake sturgeon.

Visit a Lighthouse: Explore history in one of the many preserved lighthouses around the Great Lakes
- by Natasha Blakely

All around the Great Lakes region, there are lighthouses you can see, climb or even stay in for a week.

Some communities in Michigan opt out of fluoridation
- by Great Lakes Echo

Even as community water systems are praised by the state for maintaining fluoride levels, others are still holding out.

Episode 2201: Lighting the Way
- by Gary Abud Jr.

Lessons and activities based on the month Great Lakes Now program.

Wind Turbines: Where do they cluster around the Great Lakes?
- by Alex Hill

Many areas in the Great Lakes region hold a large number of wind turbines, and significant plans to increase funding for alternative energy programs are underway in the U.S. and Canada.

Our Latest Episode: Watch the Great Lakes Now program here
- by GLN Editor

If you were looking for our show on Detroit Public Television on Wednesday, Jan. 26, you know it was pre-empted by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s State of the State speech. But fear not! It’s here!

New study says elevated levels of PFAS found in anti-fogging sprays and cloths
- by Indiana Environmental Reporter

Exposure to some PFAS is associated with serious health effects like impaired immune function, cancer, thyroid disease and other health disorders.

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