Tag Archives: Water Quality

Signs of trouble at MDEQ, years before Flint lead crisis

I am old enough to remember when Michigan had an Attorney General who was aggressive about bringing polluters to justice – and who won big cases. It was an era when DNR budgets for environmental enforcement were flush, a period … Continue reading

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Increasing white perch population affecting Lake Erie yellow perch

By Howard Meyerson MONROE, MI — It’s no secret that the Lake Erie yellow perch fishery is not what it used to be. Only 10 million 2-year-olds now show up in the catch compared with peak years in the mid-1980s … Continue reading

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New Report: Pharmaceuticals in drinking water, serious concern

Pharmaceuticals in drinking water has become an issue in recent years. It takes 99 years for them to leave, according to a new report by the Alliance for the Great Lakes, a story in Great Lakes Echo reports today. They … Continue reading

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