Record warm water temperatures now on most Great Lakes

Warm weather in September and October has kept the Great Lakes’ water temperatures much warmer than normal for mid-November. A few of the Great Lakes are warmer than they have ever been since consistent water temperature tracking has been developed. Read the full story by MLive.

AG Nessel urges Senate action to improve federal regulation of toxic PFAS

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general urging the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee to take action on federal health and environmental protections to address per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, better known as PFAS. Read the full story by Midland Daily News.

Hundreds of Thousands of Leaky Septic Systems a Major Source of Public Health Threatening Toxic Water Pollution in Michigan

Article published by Michigan Waterfront Alliance “One half of Michigan’s thousands of miles of rivers and streams suffer from concentrations of toxic e-coli that exceed minimum water quality standards.” Hundreds of thousands of failing septic tanks in Michigan are acting as a major source of human fecal matter associated e-coli bacteria laden raw sewage that […]