Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Sign the Petition Supporting Muskegon Heights, MI Residents’ Access to Federal Water Assistance + New York’s Largest Landfill Seeks to Expand Instead of Close in 2025 – Water Groups Fight Back + Wixom Plant Spills Toxic Hexavalent Chromium into Huron River + Cleveland Plans $2 Million Project to Address Drinking […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

This week: Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: Junction Creek Stewardship Committee + Join us for a Q&A Webinar on Freshwater Future’s grant programs + Ask Your Water Utility to Participate in LIHWAP + Wisconsin Sues 18 Companies Over PFAS Contamination Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 22, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 22, 2022

This week: Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on August 23 + One Thousand Acres to be Returned to Onondaga Nation + Water is Life Festival + Reminder – It’s not safe to leave plastic water bottles in hot locations Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 15, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 15, 2022

This Week: Detroit Neighborhoods Using Flood Focus App; Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: West Grand Boulevard Collaborative; Flint Lab Video; Clean Water Act on the U.S. Supreme Court Docket; Pipeline Required to Submit More Information for Tunnel Permit Detroit Neighborhoods Using Flood Focus App  Last July, six […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 8, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 8, 2022

This Week: Is Your Water Utility Participating In LIHWAP?; Update On Detroit’s Lifeline And Water Affordability Plan; Voice Builder Grant Highlight: Kettle Lakes Association; Recording On Accessing State Revolving Funds For Communities Available; July Is Lake Appreciation Month! Is Your Water Utility Participating in LIHWAP? For the first time, Congress […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 30, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 30, 2022

This Week: Details Missing About Detroit’s Announcement of Water Rate Relief + Flint Indictments Dropped due to Technicality + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: Water Watchers (Ontario) + Ontario’s Recent Election Could Be a Loss for the Environment and Great Lakes + Recording on Accessing State Revolving Funds for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 24, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 24, 2022

This Week: Construction Season is Here–Be Prepared for Lead Service Line Replacements + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: Michigan Hydro Relicensing Coalition + Update on Flint River Oil Spill + Webinar Next Week, 6/29 on Maumee Watershed Nutrient TMDL Project + Juneteenth–Freedom, Hope, and More Work Needed + All About Water Recording Available! […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 17, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 17, 2022

This Week: Another Major Spill Impacts Michigan Rivers + Want to Work for Water?  Check Out the Job Opportunities Listing + Michigan’s Citizens for Water Conservation Website Launch: Voice Builder Program + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: WaterLegacy + Concerned About Your Community’s Drinking Water? Another Major Spill Impacts Michigan Rivers Leaking underground storage tanks at a […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 10, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 10, 2022

This Week: Over 5,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled in St. Mary’s River + Freshwater Future Hosts Two Environmental Fellows + Freshwater Future Staff Member, Kristen Haitaian Joins Water Advocates at National River Rally + Registration Deadline for All About Water Virtual Event this Friday, June 10th! + Bottled Water Reminder Over 5,000 Gallons […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 3, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 3, 2022

This Week: Registration Deadline Extended Until June 10th for All About Water Virtual Event; Benton Harbor Community Marches For Clean Water; Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: Environment North; Freshwater Future Receives Funding for the Great Lakes Network from the Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation; Pivotal […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 27, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 27, 2022

THIS WEEK: Assistance is Now Available for Past Due Water Bills – Please Share! + Thank you to Cassie Chen for her work for Freshwater Future Canada + Less Severe Harmful Algal Blooms Projected for Lake Erie + The Justice Department to Focus on Environmental Justice with New Office  Assistance is Now […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 20, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 20, 2022

THIS WEEK: Detroit Replacing Lead Water Lines in Several Neighborhoods; The Power of Community Action in An Asphalt Plant Permit Denial; Indigenous Women Voice Concerns Over Proposed Pipeline Expansion Running Through Wisconsin; Chicagwa: Chicago’s Drinking Water Distraction Detroit Replacing Lead Water Lines in Several Neighborhoods In late spring and summer 2022, lead service lines […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 13, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 13, 2022

THIS WEEK: Take Action to Prevent Asphalt Facility in Detroit Residential Communities + Algae Impacts Housing Prices + Peshtigo Asks EPA for Superfund Designation + Update: Joliet, IL Cost of Lake Michigan for Future Drinking Water Source + Register for All About Water Virtual Event  Take Action to Prevent Asphalt Facility in Detroit […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 6, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 6, 2022

THIS WEEK: EPA Recommends Denial of Mining Permit + Register for All About Water Virtual Event + Opportunities Await to Protect Ohio’s Waters + Michigan Adopts Climate Plan EPA Recommends Denial of Mining Permit Last week, we shared that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa contested a wetland […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 29, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 29, 2022

THIS WEEK: A Win for Water the Crisis: Flint Community Lab’s Website Launch; Take Action to Protect Lake Superior from Mining Pollution; Current Guidelines are Not Enough to Protect Against Road Salt Pollution; Issue Update–Ohio Governor Signs Law that Weakens Regulations on Streams; Freshwater Future’s Helpful Online Tools A Win for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 22, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 22, 2022

THIS WEEK: Words Are Inadequate in Response to Patrick Lyoya’s Death: What You Can Do on Earth Day to Help Protect Our Planet; Asphalt Facility in Detroit Appeals Decision After Permit Denial; Your Help Needed to Take Advantage of a Historic Opportunity to Upgrade Public Water Systems; Save the Date and Register for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 15, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 15, 2022

THIS WEEK: Save the Date–June 22, All About Water Convening; Ohio Legislature Moves to Weaken Regulations Aimed to Protect Streams; New Canadian Strategy for Management of Toxic PFAS in the Great Lakes; Help for Water and Wastewater Bills Rolling Out Save the Date–June 22, All About Water Convening: Get Your Community in the Queue […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 8, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 8, 2022

THIS WEEK: Social Media Training Recording Available; New Pipeline Monitoring Rules Appealed by Oil and Gas Industry; Illinois Bill to Aid Environmental Justice Committees Moves Forward; Ontario Boaters are Part of Invasive Species Management; New York Organizations in Need of a New Website and Communications Tools? Grants Available!  Social Media Training Recording Available […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 1, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 1, 2022

THIS WEEK: Welcome New Staff Member, Kwamé Hampton + Indigenous Knowledge Added to Climate Atlas of Canada + Risk Assessment of the Line 5 Straits Pipeline + Invasive Sea Lampreys Benefit from Border Closures Welcome New Staff Member, Kwamé Hampton  Kwamé Hampton recently joined the Freshwater Future staff to work with our community-based […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 25, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 25, 2022

THIS WEEK: PFAS News–Health for Veterans and Wisconsin Regulations Update + Maumee River Phosphorus Model Results Subject of Public Meetings Next Week + Six Days Left to Submit Grant Applications to Freshwater Future + Congratulations to the Nine Freshwater Heroes + Michigan Environmental Justice Mapping Tool Open for Public Comment  Congratulations to […]