It’s literally raining PFAS around the Great Lakes, say researchers

One of the sites where PFAS was detected in rainwater is right here in MI – Sleeping Bear Dunes. Venier said “The primary concern is still exposure through ingestion or contact with PFAS-coated products, but the contaminated precipitation does, nonetheless, spread the robust chemicals around the environment where they build-up in water bodies and wildlife.” […]

Bad news for fishing: Climate change is sucking the oxygen out of lakes, study suggests

Researchers from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. found that from 1980 to 2017, oxygen levels fell by about five per cent near the surface and 19 per cent in deep waters. Raising concern among scientists about the health of aquatic life. View images by CBC News.