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U-S lawmakers announced the creation of a bipartisan task force Wednesday to fight PFAS chemicals. Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth reports a majority of the members on the task force are from Michigan.

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State records show a Detroit solid-waste incinerator has exceeded pollution emission rules more than 750 times over the last five years.

New Project Combats Great Lakes Sewage Overflows

Nov 24, 2017
Great Lakes Today


A new collaboration between the Great Lakes Commission and Lawrence Technological University in Michigan takes aim at sewer overflows that are polluting the Great Lakes.

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A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit over emissions from a Detroit-area oil refinery. 

View of Great Lakes from space
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Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump’s call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts.