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 […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 18, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 18, 2022

THIS WEEK: Celebrate Freshwater Heroes and World Water Day + Supreme Court Nominee and Water Protection + Freshwater Future Project Grant Deadline, March 31 + Research Shows Filters Remove Lead with Conditions + Fresh Look for FreshwaterFuture.org Celebrate Freshwater Heroes and World Water Day   Join us to recognize our amazing Freshwater Hero award recipients at the Virtual […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 11, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 11, 2022

THIS WEEK: Federal Strategy to Distribute Water Infrastructure Funds Gains Support + New Technology Step Toward Equitable Solutions + International Climate Change Report Makes Case for Immediate Actions + Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan Comment Period + Mapping Out Lake Erie + Freshwater Future Project Grant Deadline, March 31 Federal Strategy to Distribute Water Infrastructure Funds Gains Support This week the U.S. […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 4, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: March 4, 2022

THIS WEEK: Freshwater Heroes Honored on World Water Day, March 22–Register Today! + Study Looks at Climate Change Impacts to Great Lakes During Winter + Water Watchers Get Wellness and Organization Support + Drinking Water Contaminated near Canadian Forces Detachment Mountain View Freshwater Heroes Honored on World Water Day, March 22–Register […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 25, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 25, 2022

THIS WEEK: Communications Grants Filling the Gap + All About Water Convening + Ontario’s Water Infrastructure, Much Like in the U.S., Needs Support + Your Voice on Michigan’s Healthy Climate Plan + Save the Date-Freshwater Heroes Celebration, March 22, 2022 Communications Grants “Filling the Gap” A new website created for the […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 18, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 18, 2022

THIS WEEK: Success: Administration Cancels Mine Leases for Minnesota Boundary Waters; Success: 1 Billion for Great Lakes Restoration; Southern Ontario Wetlands Provide Over $4 Billion in Natural Filtration Annually; Rivers Found to Be Major Source of PFAS Pollution to the Great Lakes Success: Administration Cancels Mine Leases for Minnesota Boundary Waters! We’ve been […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 11, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 11, 2022

THIS WEEK: Next Week: Join Us for the All About Water Symposium on Feb 17th; Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on Feb 22nd; Have Your Voice Heard on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan; First Nations $8-Billion Class-Action Settlement; Ontario Government Plans to Build New Highways Through Provincial Greenbelt Next Week: […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: February 4, 2022

THIS WEEK: Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan; Learn More about Freshwater Future Grant Opportunities on February 22; Check Out the Popular Science Article With Thoughts from Jill Ryan; Registration Deadline Extended: Ensuring Your Community Benefits from Recent Federal Investments              Public Comments Requested on Michigan’s Draft Healthy Climate Plan […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 28, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 28, 2022

THIS WEEK: Event Focus–Project Grants Webinar; All About Water Symposium; Water Watchers & Wellness Registration Open; Sand Sculptures Form on Lake Michigan Shore             Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on Feb 22nd Freshwater Future has been fortunate to provide Grant Programs for grassroots community organizations for over […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 21, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 21, 2022

THIS WEEK: Contact Your Local Officials to Ensure Your Community Benefits from Recent Federal Investments in Water; Registration: All About Water Symposium, Securing Federal Infrastructure Dollars; Personal and Organizational Wellness Online Series 2022; Chemicals in Water Systems in Indiana Communities Time is NOW – Contact Your Local Officials to Ensure Your Community Benefits […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 14, 2022

THIS WEEK: You Are Invited: All About Water Symposium, Securing Federal Infrastructure Dollars + Personal and Organizational Wellness Online Series 2022 + Ontario government plans to build new highways through provincial Greenbelt + You May Be Eligible for Financial Assistance for Your Water Bill You Are Invited: All About Water […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: January 7, 2022

THIS WEEK: Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming + Do You Know a Freshwater Hero? Nominate Them Today! + Wondering Where the Ice Is? Happy New Year and New Opportunities Coming! First and foremost, Freshwater Future wants to wish you a Happy New Year and send you positive thoughts for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 30, 2021

THIS WEEK: Say YES to a better Great Lakes Future by donating today! + Freshwater Voices Newsletter: Latest Issue Now Available Online Say YES to a Better Great Lakes Future by Donating Today!  It’s not too late to make an impact with your Year-End Gift today! Together, we can stand stronger […]