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Freshwater Future Weekly: September 17, 2021

THIS WEEK: Still Time to Support Freshwater Future + Emergency Petition on Behalf of Benton Harbor, MI Residents + Chicago Mayor’s Lead...
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Meet Our Program Director – Andréa Dube

I am so pleased to be working for Freshwater Future again and to continue the incredible work that has been...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021 THIS WEEK:  Water Safety and Affordability at the Local Scale: Hope for Chicago Residents + $20 Million to...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: September 3, 2021

September 3, 2021 This week:Water Filtration Stations Installed at Benton Harbor High School + Invasive Round Goby May be Reducing Muskie...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: August 27, 2021

August 27, 2021 This week: Support Freshwater Future by donating to our Walk, Paddle, and Roll Event + Ontario and U.S. residents share...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: August 20, 2021

This week: Attention Water Advocates: Apply for Freshwater Future Grants by September 30 + Hope for Chicago Residents through Utility Bill Relief...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: August 13, 2021

This week: Water System Infrastructure Included in $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill + Utility Debt Relief Will Help Keep Water on as COVID Surges...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: August 6, 2021

August 6, 2021 This week: Repairs Require a Change in Flint’s Water Source + August Means Toxic Algal Blooms + Freshwater Future Grant Program...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 30, 2021

July 30, 2021 This week: Indigenous Activists Journey with A Totem Pole Across the US Calling Attention to Environmental Issues...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 23, 2021

This week: PolyMet Mine in Minnesota Again Facing Permit Issues + In Erie, Pennsylvania Toxic Algae is Causing Warnings for...
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Nature Canada Offers Wage Subsidy to help Orgs Employ BIPOC Youth

Nature Canada – Offering wage subsidy to employ BIPOC youth in nature organizations! At Nature Canada, we are very excited...
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Freshwater Future Weekly July 16, 2021

THIS WEEK:  EPA Employees Accuse Supervisors of Changing Scientific Reports to Downplay Chemical Risks + Action Needed: Comments on National Lead and...
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Freshwater Future Weekly: July 9, 2021

THIS WEEK:  Bringing Water Filter Stations to Benton Harbor Schools + Legislation Would Force Air Force Bases to Swiftly Cleanup Toxic Pollution...
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Freshwater Weekly: July 1, 2021

THIS WEEK:  Freshwater Future Awards Water Protection Grants + Federal Infrastructure Funds Targeted for Water Systems in Michigan + 750 Homes...
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Canada Freshwater Alliance – Hiring Summer 2021 Staff!

May 7, 2021 - Canada Freshwater Alliance is currently seeking the following summer staff positions in Ontario Education & Engagement...
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Canadian Freshwater Alliance Job Opportunity

Director Position The Canadian Freshwater Alliance builds, unites, and activates networks of freshwater champions across Canada in order to secure...
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Nuclear Waste and the Great Lakes

It may be a surprise to learn that spent nuclear fuel rods can be found near the shores of the...
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Keeping Flint at the Forefront of our Consciousness

by Latia Leonard   Nearly three weeks ago, I like millions all over the world, watched as some of the...
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Stop Invasive Species: 10 Things You Can Do

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest invasive species news and to receive opportunities to take action. Be...
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Addressing Toxic Chemicals in the Great Lakes

Written by Nancy Goucher The Great Lakes face various threats, from algal blooms to invasive species, but another challenge also...
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